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Brain Death

Brain Death, cessation of detectable electric activity in the cerebral cortex.

For information on: how brain death

For information on:
how brain death is defined, "see "Death and Dying: "Definition of Death"; Medical Ethics: Current Medical Ethics Issues
allowing or causing physical death to occur based on a determination of brain death, "see "Euthanasia: "Laws: In the United States and Canada"
causes of brain death, "see "Coma
detection of electrical activity in the brain, "see "Electroencephalography

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