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*  Primary and secondary brain injury
It occurs in the hours and days following the primary injury and plays a large role in the brain damage and death that results ... Primary and secondary brain injury are ways to classify the injury processes that occur in brain injury. In traumatic brain ... It occurs after a variety of brain injury including subarachnoid hemorrhage, stroke, and traumatic brain injury and involves ... swelling of the brain); changes in the blood flow to the brain; and raised intracranial pressure (the pressure within the skull ...
*  Complications of traumatic brain injury
Brain death is the irreversible loss of measurable brain function, with loss of any integrated activity among distinct areas of ... Traumatic brain injury (TBI, physical trauma to the brain) can cause a variety of complications, health effects that are not ... "Locked-in syndrome" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary . "Brain death" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary . Arlinghaus KA, Shoaib AM ... A vegetative state can result from diffuse injury to the cerebral hemispheres of the brain without damage to the lower brain ...
*  Terri Schiavo case
After her death, the autopsy showed signs of long-term and irreversible damage to her brain consistent with PVS. Frist defended ... It revealed extensive brain damage. The manner of death was certified as "undetermined". The autopsy was led by Chief Medical ... She was successfully resuscitated, but had massive brain damage due to lack of oxygen to her brain and was left comatose. After ... Regarding the cause and manner of Schiavo's death, Thogmartin wrote, "Mrs. Schiavo suffered severe anoxic brain injury. The ...
*  Paul Brophy
The brain cells would dry out, causing convulsions. The respiratory tract would dry out, and the thick secretions that would ... Judge Lynch of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court argued that death by dehydration symptoms was "cruel and violent" in ... The brain damage that occurs when someone is in a persistent vegetative state means the physical experience is vastly different ... At some point within five days to three weeks, the major organs, including the lungs, heart, and brain, would give out and the ...
*  Brain death
"Understanding Brain Death". What is the legal time of death for a brain dead patient? The legal time of death is the date and ... "Brain death". Encyclopedia of Death and Dying. Retrieved 25 March 2014. Young, G Bryan. "Diagnosis of brain death". UpToDate. ... It is important to distinguish between brain death and states that may be difficult to differentiate from brain death, (such as ... For example, although a major medical dictionary says that "brain death" is synonymous with "cerebral death" (death of the ...
*  Brain Death (EP)
Brain Death is an EP released by thrash metal band Nuclear Assault, released in August 1986. "Brain Death" "Final Flight" " ... "Brain Death" is identical to the album version, which appeared on Game Over, which was released two months after the EP. "Final ...
*  Maternal somatic support after brain death
... occurs when a brain dead patient is pregnant and her body is kept alive to deliver a ... The difference between the two states is that brain death means "death of the brainstem" which can be clinically diagnosed and ... Field, D.R.; Gates, E.A.; Creasy, R.K.; Jonsen, A.R.; Laros, R.K. (1988). "Maternal Brain Death During Pregnancy: Medical and ... July 2004). "Maternal brain death: medical, ethical, and legal issues". Intensive Care Medicine. 30 (7): 1484-6. doi:10.1007/ ...
*  Battlefield Earth (novel)
Missing or empty ,title= (help) Langford, David (June 1984). "Brain Death". White Dwarf (54). also in Langford, David (2002). ... Depressed by the death and disease affecting his tribe, due to irradiation by decaying unused nuclear land mines (see Medium ... It is discovered that all Psychlos have a DBS device implanted in their brains to make them less empathetic. Meant to make work ... The word "Psychlo" is revealed to have originally meant "brain" in its language, signifying that the Catrists feel (or in any ...
*  Jack R. Fenton
"Brain Death Bill". San Diego Jewish World (Volume 2, Number 73). San Diego, California. 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2008-09-17. Cain ... Dixon Arnett (R-Redwood City) introduced emergency legislation to recognize death when brain activity ceased. He was three ... Criminal defense attorneys argued that harvesting a victim's organs while his heart was still beating caused death, not their ...
*  Organ donation in Australia
Donation after brain death. A person is declared brain dead if there is complete loss of all brain function Donation after ... Brain death is also controversial for Buddhists as they believe the spirit remains in the body days after death and interfering ... Brain stem death (brain dead) is controversial in Islamic religion. This, along with burial customs of Muslims being they have ... The body must also be buried within 24 hours of death. It is custom in Judaism to not interfere with death; organ donation ...
*  Cryonics
"Brain Freeze: Can putting faith in cryonics deliver life after death?". Toronto Sun. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2016 ... In absence of a revived brain, or brain simulation from somehow scanning a preserved brain, the adequacy of present ... Cryonicists argue that true "death" should be defined as irreversible loss of brain information critical to personal identity, ... The cryonics argument that death doesn't occur as long as brain structure remains intact and theoretically repairable has ...
*  David Magnus
"Brain Death Really Is Death". TIME.com. Retrieved 2016-11-30. "Researchers customize stem-cell lines". The Today Show. NBC News ...
*  Organ donation
... and if brain death is acceptable, whether the person's whole brain needs to have died, or if the death of a part of the brain ( ... Organ donation is more common in this group compared to other causes of death. Brain death may result in legal death, but still ... Brain death may result in legal death, but still with the heart beating, and with mechanical ventilation, all other vital ... However, in Japan this is a fraught point, and prospective donors may designate either brain death or cardiac death - see organ ...
*  Beating heart cadaver
Heart transplantation Organ donation Transplant surgery Brain stem death Non-heart-beating donation Legal death Clinical death ... The ambiguity around brain death and true death has followed it to present day. In an effort to clarify some of these gray ... Brain death is defined loosely as the inability to breathe on one's own, with irreversible brain damage. The use of the term " ... Organs from brain deaths, however, have a better success rate, and currently most organ donation is from these deaths. How long ...
*  Claudia Wiesemann
The Case of Brain Death. In: C. Rehmann-Sutter, M. Düwell, D. Mieth (Eds) Bioethics in Cultural Contexts. Springer, Heidelberg ... Wiesemann C. (2000) Defining Brain Death: The German Debate in Historical Perspective. In: J. Woodward, R. Jütte (Eds) Coping ... the history and ethics of organ transplantation and the determination of death. Wiesemann C.: Moral Equality, Bioethics, and ...
*  Texas Alliance for Life
Munoz subsequently died from brain death. Prior to her death, Munoz had indicated that she would not like to be kept ... "Why the Dad Has No Say in Tragic Texas Brain Death Case". Time. Retrieved 25 January 2014. Bazelon, Emily. "Brain-Dead Marlise ... "Brain-dead Tarrant woman's fetus is 'distinctly abnormal,' attorneys say". The Associated Press/ The Dallas Morning News. ... Dart, Tom (24 January 2014). "Texas hospital acknowledges brain-dead status of pregnant woman". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 ...
*  Organ transplantation in Japan
... especially regarding the evaluation of brain death. The Shinto religion regards death as impure, and has tainted connotations ... "Organ Transplantation and Brain-Death in Japan". www.bioethics.jp. Retrieved 2010-07-05. "Japan Organ Transplant Network The ... Wada's evaluation of brain death was inappropriate, and even though an investigation of possible criminal liability was ... The first transplant after the Organ Transplant Law had defined "brain death" took place in February 1999. Due to cultural ...
*  Reperfusion injury
"Brain Failure and Brain Death: Introduction". Scientific American Surgery, Critical Care, April 2005. Retrieved 2007-01-09. ... Reperfusion injury plays a part in the brain's ischemic cascade, which is involved in stroke and brain trauma. Similar failure ... Reperfusion leads to biochemical imbalances within the cell that lead to cell death and increased infarct size. More ... Javadov S.; Karmazyn M. (2007). "Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore Opening as an Endpoint to Initiate Cell Death and ...
*  Non-heart-beating donation
To preclude that, brain death is required. The exact interval at which that occurs is likewise not known, but it is known to be ... In particular, he faults the IOM for not telling them that donors will be declared dead before brain death is known to have ... Prior to the introduction of brain death into law in the mid to late 1970s, all organ transplants from cadaveric donors came ... Truog RD (1997). "Is it time to abandon brain death?". Hastings Center Report. 27 (1): 34-5. Truog RD, Miller FG (2008). "The ...
*  Lazarus sign
Brain death: a reappraisal. Springer. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-387-38975-2. "Practice Parameters: Determining Brain Death in Adults" ( ... Lazarus syndrome "Brain death and brainstem failure". The Egyptian Society of Medical Ethics. 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2011. ... al (2006). "Reflex Movements in Patients with Brain Death: A Prospective Study in A Tertiary Medical Center". Journal of Korean ... suspension of external breathing and motion of the lung muscles-which is one of the criteria for determining brain death used ...
*  Dov Linzer
Linzer authored a "Rabbinic Statement Regarding Organ Donation and Brain Death", reaffirming the legitimacy of the brain-death ... "RCA Backs Off Stand On Brain Death For Transplants , Jewish Week". thejewishweek.com. Retrieved 2017-02-24. "Rabbinic Statement ... "Pushback From Some Orthodox Rabbis On Brain-Death Ruling , Jewish Week". thejewishweek.com. Retrieved 2017-02-24. "Statement re ... "The Rabbi Linzer - Agudath Israel Debate on Brain Death: Methodological Considerations by Aryeh Klapper , Text & Texture". text ...
*  Yeshivat Chovevei Torah
Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Brain Death, ed. Zev Farber, Maggid Books, 2015. ISBN 978-1592644063 Halakhic Realities ...
*  Eternal oblivion
When brain death occurs, all brain function permanently ceases. Many people who believe that death is a permanent cessation of ... Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and when death is ... Consciousness after death Information-theoretic death Neural correlates of consciousness Clark, Thomas W. "Death, Nothingness, ... If you send an electric current through the brain, you cause the person to have a vivid experience. If a part of the brain dies ...
*  Mark Siegler
Siegler M, Wikler D. Brain death and live birth. JAMA. 1982; 248:1101-2. Siegler M. Medical consultations in the context of the ... Recipient deaths during donor surgery: A new ethical problem in living donor liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 2006 ...
*  L'Osservatore Romano
For instance, a 2008 article expressed the wish that the debate on brain death be re‑opened because of new developments in the ... Wooden, Cindy (September 30, 2008). "Vatican newspaper says new questions raised about brain death". Catholic News Service. ...
*  Daniel C. Trewhitt
In 1890, Trewhitt began experiencing symptoms of what was later described as "softening of the brain." He died at his home in ... His death sparked considerable outrage among East Tennessee's Unionists. Having joined the 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry ...
*  Suicide pill
Brain death occurs within minutes and the heartbeat quickly stops. After the war, the L-pill was offered to pilots of the U-2 ... A suicide pill (also known as the cyanide pill, kill-pill, lethal pill, Death-pill, or L-pill) is a pill, capsule, ampoule, or ... by the enemy with suicide pills and devices which can be used in order to avoid an imminent and far more unpleasant death (such ...