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Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common dementing illness in the elderly, but there is equivocal evidence regarding the frequency of other disorders such as Lewy body disease (LBD), vascular dementia (VaD), frontotemporal dementia (FTD), and hippocampal sclerosis (HS). This ambiguity may be related to factors such as the age and gender of subjects with(More)
In the UK, when the standard brain death criteria are met, further investigations are not necessary. Confirmatory tests can be useful, however, when it is not possible to carry out all of the brainstem tests. We report the case of a patient with multiple trauma and a high spinal cord injury who was apnoeic. Confirmatory tests (EEG, brainstem, auditory(More)