Title

ACMT Position Statement: Determining Brain Death in Adults After Drug Overdose

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Emergency Medicine

Publication Date

2017-9

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine | Medical Toxicology

Abstract

The intent of this position statement is to reduce the likelihood of erroneous declaration of brain death in the setting of drug- or toxin-induced coma.

Keywords

Brain death, Toxicology, Poisoning, Overdose

DOI of Published Version

10.1007/s13181-017-0606-8

Source

J Med Toxicol. 2017;13:271. doi: 10.1007/s13181-017-0606-8. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

28255927

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