Brain Birth

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Beginning Of Human Personhood - Biological Markers - Brain Function (brain Birth)
... In the years since the designation of brain death as a new criterion for death, attention has been directed towards the central role of the nervous system in a number of areas of ethical decision-making ... This latter quest has led to the concept of brain birth (or brain life), signifying the converse of brain death ... symmetry between processes at the beginning and end of life, thus if brain function is a criterion used to determine the medical death of a person, it should also be the criterion for its beginning ...

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