The Concept and Diagnosis of Brain Death

  • E. G. Warner


The concept of brain death as opposed to clinical death was first formulated by Mollaret and Goulon in 1959[1]. At the onset this new concept of death produced a considerable amount of discussion, some of it acrimonious, in medical circles. The public was also interested in this new concept of death as distinguished from what it had previously understood.


Brain Death Respiratory Drive Brainstem Reflex Medical Circle Brainstem Infarction 
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