Unformatted text preview: ultrasonography) are indicated if clinical picture is confusing. In general, two examinations separated by at least 6 hours are required to establish the diagnosis of brain death. The clinical diagnosis is usually confirmed by 2-3 physicians who are independent of the transplant team. At least one of the physicians must be specialized in neurology, neurosurgery, or anesthesiology. Resource: http://www.mdconsult.com/books/page.do?sid=1120472094&eid=4-u1.0-B978-0-443-06959-8..00098-4--s0230&isbn=978-0-443-06959-8&type=bookPage§ionEid=4-u1.0-B978-0-443-06959-8. .00098-4--s0230&uniqId=235843449-4...
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- Fall '10
- Neurology, Doppler, Coma, Brain death, potentially reversible syndromes