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Published: 13 June 2017

296 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190662493

Bookseller Code (05)

Supplementary Content Available on Oxford Medicine Online

Brain Death

Third Edition

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks, MD

  • Navigates the difficult aspects of dealing with brain death in a patient, covering ethical, legal, and medical definitions of the condiction;
  • Includes discussion of recent court cases on the subject, newly unearthed historical data, and new research in the ICU;
  • Covers US and international guidelines on brain death and how they are used within the hospital setting; and
  • Includes 30 clinical case examples of dealing with issues of brain death and 12 video clips for neurological evaluation.

New to this Edition:

  • Includes 12 videos, available through Oxford Medicine Online;
  • Includes a new international perspective and guidelines on brain death; and
  • Chapters and references updated according to newest discoveries for futher investigation.

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