Majority of physicians and med students lack knowledge about brain death

M3 Global Newsdesk May 11, 2018

“Determining brain death is a complicated, nuanced process, and it is imperative that medical students be educated about what it is and how to evaluate for it.” Dr. Lewis.

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not surprising that the general public doesn’t understand the differences between brain death, persistent vegetative state, and coma. But what’s more concerning is that many physicians aren’t knowledgeable about the criteria and procedures for...

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