This page collects citations to my articles and book chapters that address brain death.
Consent for Death Determination Testing - Recommendations of the Definition and Determination of Death Project, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA (forthcoming 2023) (with others).
Accommodation for Objections to Death Determination by Neurologic Criteria - Recommendations of the Definition and Determination of Death Project, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA (forthcoming 2023) (with others).
A Brain-Based Definition of Death and Criteria for its Determination After Arrest of Circulation or Neurologic Function in Canada: A Clinical Practice Guideline, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA (forthcoming 2023) (with others).
Legal Considerations for the Brain‐Based Definition of Death, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA (forthcoming 2023) (with others).
Recommendations of the International Donation and Transplantation Legislative and Policy Forum, TRANSPLANTATION DIRECT (forthcoming 2023) (with others).
Brain Death: Clinicians May Perform Tests without Consent (law review article in progress).
Society of Critical Care Medicine, Contestation of Brain Death Toolkit (in progress).
Is Consent Required for Clinicians to Make a Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria? in DEATH DETERMINATION BY NEUOLOGICAL CRITERIA: AREAS OF CONTROVERSY AND CONSENSUS 287-304 (Ariane Lewis and James L. Bernat eds., Springer 2022).
Counterpoint: Whether Informed Consent Should Be Obtained for Apnea Testing in the Determination of Death by Neurological Criteria: No, 161(5) CHEST 1145-1147 (2022).
Rebuttal from Dr. Pope: Whether Informed Consent Should Be Obtained for Apnea Testing in the Determination of Death by Neurological Criteria, 161(5) CHEST 1148-1149 (2022).
Revise the UDDA to Align the Law with Practice through Neuro-Respiratory Criteria, 98(13) NEUROLOGY 532-536 (2022) (with Adam Omelianchuk, James Bernat, Art Caplan, David Greer, Christos Lazaridis, Ariane Lewis, Lainie Friedman Ross, and David Magnus).
2019 - 2020
Is There a Right to Delay Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria? 77(11) JAMA NEUROLOGY 1347-1348 (2020) (with Ariane Lewis, and Richard J. Bonnie).
Determination of Brain Death / Death by Neurologic Criteria - The World Brain Death Project, 324(11) JAMA 1078-1097 (2020) (with David M. Greer, Sam D. Shemie, Ariane Lewis, Sylvia Torrance, Panayiotis Varelas, Fernando D. Goldenberg, James L. Bernat, Michael Souter, Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu, Anne W. Alexandrov, Marie Baldisseri, Thomas Bleck, Giuseppe Citerio, Rosanne Dawson, Arnold Hoppe, Stephen Jacobe, Alex Manara, Thomas A. Nakagawa, Thaddeus Mason Pope, William Silvester, David Thomson, Hussain Al Rahma, Rafael Badenes, Andrew J. Baker, Vladimir Cerny, Cherylee Chang, Tiffany R. Chang, Elena Gnedovskaya, Moon-Ku Han, Stephen Honeybul, Edgar Jimenez, Yasuhiro Kuroda, Gang Liu, Uzzwal Kumar Mallick, Victoria Marquevich, Jorge Mejia-Mantilla, Michael Piradov, Sarah Quayyum, Gentle Sunder Shrestha, Ying-ying Su, Shelly D. Timmons, Jeanne Teitelbaum, Walter Videtta, Kapil Zirpe, MD41; Gene Sung).
It’s Time to Revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act, 172(2) ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE 143-144 (2020) (with Ariane Lewis and Richard Bonnie).
Brain Death Testing: Time for National Uniformity, 20(6) AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS 1-3 (2020).
Why Should We See Brain Death as Socially Situated? 22(12) AMA JOURNAL OF ETHICS E983-985 (December 2020) (guest editor of issue with Ariane Lewis).
Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria in the United States: The Case for Revising the Uniform Determination of Death Act, 47(4) (Supp.) JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 9-24 (2019) (with Ariane Lewis, Leon G. Epstein, David M. Greer, Matthew P. Kirschen, Michael Rubin, James A. Russell, Richard J. Bonnie).
THE RIGHT TO DIE: THE LAW OF END-OF-LIFE DECISIONMAKING ch.6 (3d ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business) (with Alan Meisel & Kathy L. Cerminara) (2019).
The 50-Year Legacy of the Harvard Report on Brain Death, 320(4) JAMA 335-336 (2018) (with Robert Truog & David Shumway Jones).
Brain Death and the Law – Hard Cases and Legal Challenges, 48(5) HASTINGS CENTER REPORT S46-S48 (Nov/Dec 2018).
Brain Death Rejected: Expanding Clinicians’ Legal Duties to Accommodate Religious Objections and Continue Physiological Support, in LAW, RELIGION, AND AMERICAN HEALTHCARE (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017).
Brain Death: Legal Status and Growing Conflict, and Court Challenges, 37 JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE 265-324 (2017).
Legal Standards for Brain Death, 13 JOURNAL OF BIOETHICAL INQUIRY 173-178 (2016).
Brain Death: Legal Obligations and the Courts, 35 SEMINARS IN NEUROLOGY 174-179 (2015) (with Christopher Burkle).
Brain Death: Legal Duties to Accommodate Religious Objections, 147 CHEST e69 (2015).
Legal Briefing: Brain Death and Total Brain Failure, 25(3) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 245-257 (2014).
Pregnant and Dead in Texas: A Bad Law, Badly Interpreted, LOS ANGELES TIMES (Jan. 16. 2014) (with Art Caplan).
Legal Briefing: Organ Donation, 21(3) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 243-263 (2010).