The circulatory–respiratory determination of death in organ donation*

@article{Bernat2010TheCD,
  title={The circulatory–respiratory determination of death in organ donation*},
  author={J. Bernat and A. Capron and T. Bleck and S. Blosser and S. Bratton and J. Childress and M. Devita and G. Fulda and C. Gries and M. Mathur and T. Nakagawa and C. Rushton and S. Shemie and D. White},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={963-970}
}
  • J. Bernat, A. Capron, +11 authors D. White
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Objective:Death statutes permit physicians to declare death on the basis of irreversible cessation of circulatory–respiratory or brain functions. The growing practice of organ donation after circulatory determination of death now requires physicians to exercise greater specificity in circulatory–respiratory death determination. We studied circulatory–respiratory death determination to clarify its concept, practice, and application to innovative circulatory determination of death protocols… CONTINUE READING

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