Controversies in the determination of death: perspectives from Switzerland

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Monteverde, Settimio; Rid, Annette;
(2012)

In 1968, an Ad Hoc committee at the Harvard Medical School advanced new criteria for determining death. It proposed that patients in irreversible coma with no discernible central nervous system activity were actually dead. The committee paved the way for the “whole brai... View more
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