One for All
- Brain death. Elliot, J.M. // Trauma;Jan2003, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p23
Since the Harvard report of 1968, the concept of brain death has become widely recognized throughout the world. Most developed countries have accepted brain death as constituting death of the individual, and allow such patients to be used as `heart-beating' organ donors. Although the US and...
- Lungs from donation after cardiac death for transplantation. Keshavamurthy, Suresh; Murthy, Sudish C.; Pettersson, Gosta B.; Mason, David P. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p189
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Lungs from donation after circulatory death donors: an alternative source to brain-dead donors? Midterm results at a single institution." by B. Zych and colleagues in a 2012 issue.
- Brain death in Britain as reflected in renal donors. Jennett, Bryan; Hessett, Catherine // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/1/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6287, p359
Focuses on brain death as reflected in renal donors in Great Britain. Impracticality of moving brain-dead patients to regional neurosurgical centers; Determinant of the frequency of organ donation; Variation in the yield of donors from hospitals.
- The Ultimate Gift. Dukes, Michael // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun2014, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p23
The article features Master Sergeant Stephanie Kimbrell, a full-time air reserve technician and logistic plans craftsman with the U.S. 315th Logistics Readiness Squadron who donated her kidney to public health specialist and stage 5 kidney disease patient David Harvill. Discussion and highlights...
- Call of Duty. // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6;3/11/2011, Vol. 89 Issue 19, p4
The article discusses the debate on whether or not to allow American women soldiers to fight at the front lines. The Military Leadership Diversity Commission has recommended that qualified women deserve to be given equal opportunities as their male peers. The negative argument stated is that...
- A 'Hummingbird' Flew in Afghanistan. DE WIND, DORIAN // Moderate Voice;03/31/2013, p2
The article focuses on senior U.S. airman Ashton Goodman, who was called hummingbird by her boyfriend. She was a vehicle operator dispatcher before volunteering to become part of the Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team for Afghanistan. She was a mentor to women of Afghanistan to further...
- Brain-dead kidney donor: selection, care, and administration. Luksza, A.R. // British Medical Journal;5/19/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6174, p1316
Examines the management of kidney transplantation in Great Britain. Selection and care of brain-dead kidney donor; Factors contributing on the occurrence of brain death; Diagnosis and certification of brain death.
- Just My Luck. Kayser, Joshua B. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Nov2012, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p1279
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of examining a 60 year old patient, Jennie, suffering from advanced pulmonary fibrosis and an acute exacerbation resulting in respiratory failure.
- Change brain-death diagnosis to save organs. Frankel, Miriam // New Scientist;12/18/2010, Vol. 208 Issue 2791, p01
The article reports on research on the diagnosis of brain death in humans that was conducted by researcher Eelco Wijdicks of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The research found that one clinical examination should be enough to establish whether a person has no brain activity and that a...