ICU Protocols pp 275-281 | Cite as

Brain Death

  • Babu K. Abraham
  • Nagarajan Ramakrishnan


The role of the ICU physician in these situations is to proceed systematically and according to the institutional protocol to diagnose and confirm brain death, counsel family, and support the patient for potential organ donation if indicated.


Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Brain Death Diabetes Insipidus Hormonal Replacement Therapy Apnea Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Critical Care MedicineApollo HospitalsChennaiIndia

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