Intended for healthcare professionals

Education And Debate

Ethical dilemmaDiscontinuation of ventilation after brain stem deathTo whom is our duty of care?Policy should be balanced with concern for the familyBrain stem death defines death in law

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7200.1753 (Published 26 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1753