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Methodological and Technical Problems in the Confirmation of Brain Death by Evoked Potentials

  • W. F. Haupt
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 17)

Abstract

A number of clinical criteria have been established and internationally accepted as sufficient to document total loss of brain function which can be equated to the death of the individual [1,8].

Keywords

Brain Death Evoke Potential Auditory Brain Stem Response Brain Stem Infarction German Medical Association 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. F. Haupt
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitäts-Nervenklinik KölnKöln 41Germany

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