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When does life end? World Brain Death Project seeks clarity and consensus

When does life end? World Brain Death Project seeks clarity and consensus
Before ventilators and CPR came along in the 1950s, declaring death was simple: A person with no heartbeat or respiration was dead. With technology that can restart the heart or keep the heart and lungs going, determination of death moved to the brain—unleashing ethical dilemmas, lawsuits and confusion among doctors and families.