Brain Death Misdiagnosis

Nineteen-year-old Carina’s family was devastated.  Doctors in Denmark told them she was brain dead after a car accident.  The family agreed to remove the ventilator and gave an okay to harvest her organs.  But when they took away the ventilator, Carina continued to breathe and is making progress toward recovery.  The situation received considerable attention, and as a result, over five hundred people removed their names from the organ donor register.  A similar situation to Carina’s plays out frequently in America.  Experts admit the criteria for brain death is subjective and varies from state to state.  If you’d like more information to help protect your health or that of family, visit life issues dot org and click on the microphone icon for free resources.  Be equipped and educated.


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