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  1. The Brain and Somatic Integration: Insights Into the Standard Biological Rationale for Equating Brain Death with Death.D. Alan Shewmon - 2001 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 26 (5):457 – 478.
    The mainstream rationale for equating brain death (BD) with death is that the brain confers integrative unity upon the body, transforming it from a mere collection of organs and tissues to an organism as a whole. In support of this conclusion, the impressive list of the brains myriad integrative functions is often cited. Upon closer examination, and after operational definition of terms, however, one discovers that most integrative functions of the brain are actually not somatically integrating, and, conversely, most integrative (...)
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    Brain Death: Can It Be Resuscitated?D. Alan Shewmon - 2009 - Hastings Center Report 39 (2):18-24.
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  3. "The Minimally Conscious State: Definition and Diagnostic Criteria": Comments and Reply.Diane Coleman, D. Alan Shewmon & J. T. Giacino - 2002 - Neurology 58 (3):506-507.
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    The Dead Donor Rule: Lessons From Linguistics.D. Alan Shewmon - 2004 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 14 (3):277-300.
    : American society traditionally has assumed a univocal notion of "death," largely because we have only one word for it and, until recently, have not needed a more nuanced notion. The reality of death-processes does not preclude the reality of death events. Linguistically, "death" can be understood only as an event; there are other words for the process. Our death vocabulary should expand to reflect multiple events along the process from sickness to decomposition. Depending on context, some death-related events may (...)
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    The Case of Jahi McMath: A Neurologist's View.D. Alan Shewmon - 2018 - Hastings Center Report 48 (S4):S74-S76.
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    Brain Death: A Conclusion in Search of a Justification.D. Alan Shewmon - 2018 - Hastings Center Report 48 (S4):S22-S25.
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    Anencephaly: Selected Medical Aspects.D. Alan Shewmon - 1988 - Hastings Center Report 18 (5):11-19.
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    D. Alan Shewmon Replies.D. Alan Shewmon - 2009 - Hastings Center Report 39 (5):6-7.
  9. Caution in the Definition and Diagnosis of Infant Brain Death.D. Alan Shewmon - 1988 - In John F. Monagle & David C. Thomasma (eds.), Medical Ethics: A Guide for Health Professionals. Aspen Publishers. pp. 38--57.
     
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  10. The Health Care Cost Monitor Reply.D. Alan Shewmon - 2009 - Hastings Center Report 39 (5):6-7.
     
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