Ethics Talk: How Do We Know Who’s Dead?


Dr Ariane Lewis discusses how we can navigate uncertainties around brain death by understanding the clinical criteria for death determination and the way our relationship to death is culturally and socially situated.

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Ariane Lewis, MD is the director of the Division of Neurocritical Care in the Department of Neurology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City.


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Interviewee had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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