Posts Tagged ‘brain death’

Children’s Hospital Oakland’s PR disaster in handling Jahi McMath ‘brain death’ case

by Wesley J. Smith Children’s Hospital Oakland has a very good reputation where I live in the Bay Area. But its public communication around the tragedy of Jahi McMath’s ”brain death” has been astoundingly insensitive, bordering on arrogant. The hospital’s statements quoted in today’s San…

Film on teen who awoke from coma before having organs harvested stirs ‘brain death’ debate

by Thaddeus Baklinski COPENHAGEN, Denmark, October 18, 2012, ( - A documentary titled “Pigen der ikke ville dø” (“The girl who refused to die”), which aired last week on Danish TV, tells the story of 19-year-ol…

Canada’s new ‘brain death’ criteria slammed as scheme to increase organ donations

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, Ontario, 4 September, 12 ( – As Ontario’s organ donation agency aggressively campaigns to grow a list of registered organ donors, a legal scholar has slammed the updated national guidelines for establishi…

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