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Brain dead person breathing through machine. How long for heart to stop beating once ventilator is off?

Say this person is decleared brain dead and he's only breathing through a machine. If an appointed medical proxy finally makes a decision to let this person go and takes him off the machine (or ventilator ...
 

Had brain hemorrhage. Declared brain dead. On ventilator. Other vital organs working. Suggest?

One of my friends is declared brain dead . He has a brain hammerage and blood seepage at four places for which he got operated. Today almost more than 60 hours has passed but his brain ...
 

Second open heart surgery, valve repair, dialysis. Induced coma or brain dead ?

to the brain and to repair a valve. He is also diabetic. We have tried checking on his progress, but his family ...? 3. Is it possible that he was put under anesthesia and went into a coma on his own? 4. Is he brain ...
 

Suggest treatment for severe stress, headaches and chest congestion

caused my issues. I am feelng somewhat brain dead . I can't seem to remember certain words and spelling ... the past few years. I feel trapped due to my circumstances. I was a true Godly person. Now I can't feel ...
 

What causes exhaustion and excessive drowsiness despite taking Thyroxine and Prednisone?

the sleepiness/drowziness is lasting longer into the evening. Feel like I was brain-dead. Like a zombie. This has ...
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How to improve the quality of life in a half brain dead person?

I ma wondering about the quality of life for someone with half a brain? My youner brother had a stroke at the age of 15 months, (many years ago) and he recently found out he only has half of his brain ...
 

Took MDMA forcefully. Feeling brain dead, splurred speech. Brain damage done?

. It s been a week now and I have been worrying the entire time, sleeping poorly and feel brain dead which ... I feel brain dead. Do you think I am permanently over pretty much. My brain is damaged and gone ...
 

Can a stroke patient moving his arms and head be declared brain dead?

of his brain , they say he won t survive a trec operation , He was turning his head last night looking at me and reaching his arm toward me how can they say he is brain dead ...
 

Can person having constant seizures under heavy sedation be brain dead?

it was checked. he is heavely seditated. dr say mucles are working in the brain had many different answer no one can give an answer wheither he is brain dead or not ...
 

How long does heart work in person with brain dead condition?

is this cause ? And how long can you go without oxygen to your brain ...
 

How can a brain dead baby with a beating heart be treated?

again it worked but then it stopped every thing else like the brain the movement has all stopped except ...
 

Is brain dead possible during open heart surgery ?

Hi, My 18 years old son is died.Because doctors caused brain dead during heart surgery .He had extra muscle in his heart.while removing that muscle doctors made brain dead to him. I just want to know ...
 

Can brain dead patients come back to consciousness?

Doc. 59 yearold man has massive heart attack. ambulance didn t get to him until 25 minutes later. He was brought back with a Defribulator at work. He is partially brain dead. Doc s say back of brain ...
 

How long do brain dead people breath on their own?

I have a relative that has been declared as brain dead. She was put in hospice. They are not feeding her and she is not receiving any medical treatment. She is still breathing on her own. She has ...
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can brain dead cells can b reactivated or regenerated or how to treat dead brain cell issue
No it is not possible to regenerate nerve cells once they are dead. neither in brain nor in the spine.
 
If the pt had cardiac arrest and is comatose with therapeutic hypothermia, can non-responsive pupils be a typical response or does this always mean brain damage
Hi Non responsive pupils,dilated and fixed in mid position indicates patient is brain dead. It is one of the signs of death. Pupils can dilate due to atropine which is given during resuscitation.
 
Dear sir%2C Zyprexa withdrawal 14months now and my brain is damaged%21 Don t feel pleasure and brain dead%21 What can i do%3F Thanks%0A
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Zyprexa ( olanazapine ) is habit forming drug , but it don't damage brain, please remove this misconception from your brain. As you mentioned this query in sensible manner , this is a proof that brain is not damaged . Consult psychiatrist and get his counselling and treatment . Good luck. Dr.HET
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