EDIC Brain Death

EDIC Brainstem Death

A1. A 28 year - old man is admitted to Intensive Care after severe brain trauma. After 72h off sedation the diagnosis of brainstem death is considered. Which of the following statement is CORRECT?:
a) Fixed and dilated pupils are an essential part of the diagnosis.
b) Visual evoked responses must be absent
c) Sternal rub with motor response excludes the diagnosis.
d) Gag reflex response to posterior pharynx stimulation excludes the diagnosis.
e)Absent corneal reflexes indicate midbrain region disfunction.
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