- A site dedicated to provide information about brain death

This information is based on the American Acadamy of Neurology Guidelines.


While most believe brain death was first describe in the United States in the 1960's, it was described earlier in Europe. Two inital reports of patients with absent brain stem reflexes were reported by










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