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  1. Waiting for a Miracle or Best Medical Practice? End-of-Life Medical Ethical Dilemmas in Bahrain.Sayed Alwadaei, Barrak Almoosawi, Hani Humaidan & Susan Dovey - 2019 - Journal of Medical Ethics 45 (6):367-372.
    Background and objectivesIn Bahrain, maintaining life support at all costs is a cultural value considered to be embedded in the Islamic religion. We explore end-of-life decision making for brain dead patients in an Arab country where medical cultures are dominated by Western ideas and the lay culture is Eastern.MethodsIn-depth interviews were conducted from February to April 2018 with 12 Western-educated Bahraini doctors whose medical practice often included end-of-life decision making. Discussions were about who should make withdrawal of life support decisions, (...)
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  • Re-Examining the Origin and Application of Determination of Death by Neurological Criteria.Geoffrey Miller - 2016 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 13 (1):27-29.
  • Medicolegal Complications of Apnoea Testing for Determination of Brain Death.Ariane Lewis & David Greer - 2018 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 15 (3):417-428.
    Recently, there have been a number of lawsuits in the United States in which families objected to performance of apnoea testing for determination of brain death. The courts reached conflicting determinations in these cases. We discuss the medicolegal complications associated with apnoea testing that are highlighted by these cases and our position that the decision to perform apnoea testing should be made by clinicians, not families, judges, or juries.
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