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Brain Death in Children: Incidence, Donation Rates, and the Occurrence of Central Diabetes Insipidus

R eferences 1. Wijdicks EF. Brain death worldwide: accepted fact but no global consensus in diagnostic criteria. Neurology. 2002;58:20-5. 2. Gündüz RC, Şahin Ş, Uysal-Yazıcı M, Ayar G, et al. Brain death and organ donation of children.Turk J Pediatr. 2014;56:597-603. 3. Fackler JC, Troncoso JC, Gioia FR. Age-specific characteristics of brain death in children. Am J Dis Child. 1988;142:999-1003. 4. Staworn D, Lewison L, Marks J, Turner G, Levin D. Brain death in pediatric intensive care unit patients: incidence, primary diagnosis, and the

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Brain death: A response to the commentaries

References DRANSEIKA, V. & NEIDERS, I. (2018): In defense of pluralistic policy on the determination of death. In: Ethics & Bioethics ( in Central Europe ), 8(3–4), pp. 179–188. KALAJTZIDIS, J. (2018): The challenge of death and ethics of social consequences: Death of moral agency. In: Ethics & Bioethics ( in Central Europe ), 8(3–4), pp. 209–218. KOMENSKÁ, K. (2018): Death, ethical judgments and dignity. In: Ethics & Bioethics ( in Central Europe ), 8(3–4), pp. 201–208. NOWAK, P. G. (2018): Brain death as irreversible loss of a

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The challenge of brain death for the sanctity of life ethic

References AVIV, R. (2018): What does it mean to die? In: New Yorker , February 5. BEECHER, H. (1967): Henry Beecher to Robert Ebert. In: D. Rothman (1991): Strangers at the Bedside . New York: Basic books, pp. 160–161. ENGELHARDT, T., Jr. (1975): Defining death: A philosophical problem for medicine and law. In: American Review of Respiratory Disease , 112(5), pp. 587–590. GREEN, M. & WIKLER, D. (1980): Brain Death and Personal Identity. In: Philosophy and Public Affairs , 9(2), pp. 105–133. GRIZEZ, G. & BOYLE, J. (1979): Life

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The brain death definition and human organs transplantation in the light of the Catholic Church teaching

&Itemid=157 [data dostępu: 19.04.2015]. 16. Papieska Akademia Nauk. Why the Concept of Brain Death is Valid as a Definition of Death, excerpt of Scripta Varia 10. Vatican; 2008. 17. Gulak S. Transplantacja narządów w świetle nauczania Kościoła Katolickiego. Pielęgniarstwo XXI wieku. 2011; 4 (37). 18. Gręźlikowski J. Prawne i teologiczno – moralne aspekty transplantacji.,107 [data dostępu: 31.12.2013r]. 19. Majchrowicz B, Sadowska L. Problemy

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Brain death as irreversible loss of a human’s moral status

. (2006): Persons, humanity, and the definition of death . Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press. MAGNUS, D. C., WILFOND, B. S. & CAPLAN, A. L. (2014): Accepting Brain Death. In: The New England Journal of Medicine , 370(10), pp. 891–894. MARQUIS, D. (2010): Are DCD donors dead? In: The Hastings Center Report , 40(3), pp. 24–31. MCMAHAN, J. (2002): The ethics of killing: Problems at the margins of life . Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. MILLER, F. & TRUOG, R. (2012): Death, dying, and organ transplantation . Oxford & New

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The ethical problems of death pronouncement and organ donation: A commentary on Peter Singer’s article

of brain death: Replies to Don Marquis, Michael Nair-Collins, Doyen Nguyen, and Laura Specker Sullivan. In: Diametros , 55, pp. 68–90. MCMAHAN, J. (1995): The metaphysics of brain death. In: Bioethics , 9(2), pp. 91–126. MCMAHAN, J. (2006): An alternative to brain death. In: Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics , 34(1), pp. 44–48. NAIR-COLLINS, M. (2018): A biological theory of death: Characterization, justification, and implications. In: Diametros , 55, pp. 27–43. NGUYEN, D. (2018): A holistic understanding of death: Ontological and

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Ethics in Organ Transplantation

16. Keown D. Buddhism, Brain Death, and Organ Transplantation. Journal of Buddhist Ethics 2010; 17: 2-34. 17. Zakon o transplantaciji organa (Law on Organ Transplantation), op.cit, Articles 17 18. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine. [Internet] Available from: 19. Sakac V, Jurisic B, Mladenovic G. Dr Slavko Uzelac i prva transplantacija u čoveka u

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Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Organ Donation among Medical Students

References 1. Bapat U, Kedlaya PG, Gokulnath. Organ donation, awareness, attitudes and beliefs among post graduate medical students. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2009; 20(1): 174-180. 2. Wig N, Gupta P, Kailash S. Awareness of Brain Death and Organ Transplantation Among Select Indian Population. JAPI 2003; 51: 455-458. 3. Schaeffner ES, Windisch W, Friedel K, et al. Knowledge and attitude-organ donation among medical students and physicians. Transplantation 2004; 77(11): 1714-1718. 4. Saleem T

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Organ Donation: from Point of View of Students Doing Medical Internship in India

Process. (n.d.). Retrieved November 04.2016, from 12. Sheerani M, Urfy MZS, Khealani B, et al. Brain Death: Concepts and Knowledge amongst Health Professionals in Province of Sindh, Pakistan. J Pak Med Assoc 2008; 58(7): 352-366. 13. Komolafe EO, Ige-Orhionkpaibima FS, Owagbemi OF, Ogunbameru IO. Brain death-A Review. Journal of Clinical and Applied Neurosciences 2015; 1(1): 1-10. 14. Karini D, Sunitha S, Devi Madhavi B. Perceptions of Medical Students in a Government

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The Management of a Thirteen Weeks Pregnant Woman Rendered Brain-Dead Following a Ruptured Aneurysm

justifiable [ 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 ]. This case report describes and discusses the course of hospitalisation of a pregnant woman presenting clinical signs of brain death following a brain haemorrhage, undertaken to deliver her unborn child [ 9 ]. Case presentation A twenty-seven years old, thirteen weeks pregnant woman was admitted to a local hospital due to a sudden loss of consciousness. The patient was found unconscious by her family at home and the estimated time from the collapse to the admittance to the hospital was approximately four hours. A computed tomography

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