What Does “Dead” Mean?

The Hastings Center Report; “Defining Death: Organ Transplantation and the Fifty-Year Legacy of the Harvard Report on Brain Death.”

Marking the fifty-year legacy of a landmark Harvard report on brain death, a new special report published by the Hastings Center examines lingering questions about the definition of death, implications for organ transplantation, and lessons from the case of Jahi McMath.

Edited by Robert D. Truog, Nancy Berlinger, Rachel L. Zacharias, and Mildred Z. Solomon

Access the report here.