Brain stem death

What is Brain stem death?

Brain stem death is a clinical syndrome defined by the absence of reflexes with pathways through the brain stem. Brain death occurs when a person no longer has any activity in their brain stem and no potential for consciousness.

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hi sir, one of my friend met with an accident. He has internal head injuries.Though doctors did the operation they said it is very critical. I have...

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The injury appears to be massive. We cannot assure anything as of now.

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Which is defined death, when the heart stops beating or is it inactivity in the brain? Which is defined death, when the heart stops beating or is...

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