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BRAINDEX-An Expert System for Supporting Brain Death Diagnosis

  • G. Rom
  • R. Grims
  • G. Schwarz
  • G. Pfurtscheller

Abstract

Brain death is defined as the irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem, during continued functioning of the cardiovascular system and other organs. Brain death is a necessary requirement for organ transplantation and since the number of organs needed is increasing, the determination of brain death is of special importance.

Keywords

Expert System Brain Death Coma Grade Inference Mechanism Coma Stage 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Rom
  • R. Grims
  • G. Schwarz
  • G. Pfurtscheller

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