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Brain Death and Disorders of Consciousness

@inproceedings{Lommel2008BrainDA,
  title={Brain Death and Disorders of Consciousness},
  author={P. V. Lommel},
  year={2008}
}
Some people who have survived a life-threatening crisis report an extraordinary experience. Near-death experiences (NDE) occur with increasing frequency because of improved survival rates resulting from modern techniques of resuscitation. The content of NDE and the effects on patients seem similar worldwide, across all cultures and times. The subjective nature and absence of a frame of reference for this experience lead to individual, cultural, and religious factors determining the vocabulary… Expand
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