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I don't understand this question can someone please help me!!! I'm trying to study for a test tomorrow.

Which of the following is not a part of the criteria for 'brain death'?

1. No activity on the EEG

2.Absence of all reflexes

3. No spontaneous respirations

4. Presence of a head injury

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asked by Cindy
  1. Aren't the sometime reflexes even though the brain is "dead"?

    http://www.neurology.org/content/54/1/221.abstract

  2. I don't get it

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    posted by Cindy
  3. I'm sorry you don't get it.

    Perhaps I led you astray.

    Check your book to see if a person who is brain dead is breathing or has reflexes.

  4. I don't have a book that's why its hard for me to answer these question.

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    posted by Tasha
  5. Tasha/Cindy -- please use only one user name in this forum.

    How can you learn if you don't have a book or access to online materials?

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