Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine is the official publication of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Center.
The ethics of donation and transplantation: are definitions of death being distorted for organ transplantation?
A recent commentary defends 1) the concept of 'brain arrest' to explain what brain death is, and 2) the concept that death occurs at 2–5 minutes after absent circulation. I suggest that both these claims are f...
Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2007 2:28