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Two Brain Death Cases – Consent for Apnea Test

Two recent court cases posed the question whether family consent is required for clinicians to administer an apnea test to confirm as suspected diagnosis of brain death.

One of those cases is now moot.  13-year-old Alex Pierce was transferred fro…

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