Life After Brain Death: Is the Body Still ‘Alive’?

Human brain illustrated with interconnected small nerves - 3d render


In order to be declared brain dead, a person needs to have no activity in either the brain or brain stem, at the base of the brain.
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A 13-year-old girl in

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