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Posted on December 31, 2018 at 10:14 PM

Jeffrey Mahan Singh recently presented “Understanding Brain Death” to the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses.

After presenting the clinical exam and illustrating its robustness, Singh describes three challenges: (1) variability, (2) religion, and (3) policy/law. While brain death is widely accepted, it is undergoing “growing pains” and variability “undermines credibility.”

I was encouraged to learn that Ontario has an on-call service that helps clinician with questions about conducting brain death exams.

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