Realigning the Neural Paradigm for Death
Larrivee, D., & Farisco, M. (2019). Realigning the Neural Paradigm for Death. Journal of bioethical inquiry, 1-19.
Whole brain failure constitutes the diagnostic criterion for death determination in most clinical settings across the globe. Yet the conceptual foundation for its adoption was slow to emerge, has evoked extensive scientific debate since inception, underwent policy revision, and remains contentious in praxis even today.