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Brain Death Examination

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David Urion

Director of Education and Residency Training, Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; Co-Chair, Ethics Advisory Committee

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Robert Tasker

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This video will describe the process of making the determination of brain death in a patient, including the required components of the brain death examination, the reflexes to assess, and an explanation of the apnea test.

Initial publication: October 27, 2014.

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Topics: Neurology Critical Care