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Tell public about brain death

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 07 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1179
  1. Joan McClusky, medical writer
  1. New York, NY 10003, USA
  1. joanmnewyork{at}

    Until fairly recently, the definition of death was cardiopulmonary death, not brain death.1 There is a vast suspicion that doctors …

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