publication . Article . 2015

Notification of brain death in the hospital

Bruna Soares de Jesus Souza; Gerlene Grudka Lira; Rachel Mola;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2015 Journal: Rev Rene (issn: 1517-3852, eissn: 2175-6783, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal do Ceará
Abstract
Objective: to identifying brain death in the hospital. Methods: it is a cross sectional and quantitative study which analyzed secondary data extracted from the notified brain death registers and from the medical records of the eligible patients. The data were processed and analyzed through descriptive statistics and comparisons. Results: of the 64 cases of notifications, the male gender predominated (67.2%) within the age range from 40 to 59 years (64.1%). There was a greater proportion (71.8%) of causes of death related to Hemorrhagic Cerebral Vascular Accident and Traumatic Brain Injury caused by motorcycle accident, showing statistically significant differenc...
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free text keywords: RT1-120, Health Profile;, Tissue Donors, Nursing;, Brain Death;, Brain Death, Nursing, Health Profile
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publication . Article . 2015

Notification of brain death in the hospital

Bruna Soares de Jesus Souza; Gerlene Grudka Lira; Rachel Mola;