Encephalic death. ¿life or death? Ethic aspects.

In this work a historical approach is made about the determination of death. Here is exposed how man has looked for objective criteria that allow him to state when a person has definitely died. A revision is made about the evolution of these criteria until reaching encephalic death, clinical situati...

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Main Authors: Ariel Uriarte Méndez, Jesús Vila Díaz
Format: Article
Published: Centro Provincial de Información de Ciencias Médicas. Cienfuegos 2006-12-01
Online Access:http://www.medisur.sld.cu/index.php/medisur/article/view/223