Ariane Lewis, MD; Richard J. Bonnie, LLB; Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD
Disclaimer: This paper summarizes a longer article on the authors' recommendations for revising the UDDA published in The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics in December 2019 entitled, “Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria in the United States: The Case for Revising the Uniform Determination of Death Act.” Although the AAN supports revising the UDDA to ensure a consistent legal approach to determination of DNC throughout the United States, the views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the AAN.
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Corresponding Author: Ariane Lewis, MD, Division of Neurocritical Care, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, HCC-5A, New York, NY 10016; e-mail, email@example.com.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Lewis: Division of Neurocritical Care, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, HCC-5A, New York, NY 10016.
Mr. Bonnie: University of Virginia, 580 Massie Road, Room WB 179D, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Dr. Pope: Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, Room 320, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: A. Lewis, R.J. Bonnie.
Drafting of the article: A. Lewis, R.J. Bonnie, T. Pope.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: A. Lewis, R.J. Bonnie, T. Pope.
Final approval of the article: A. Lewis, R.J. Bonnie, T. Pope.
Lewis A, Bonnie RJ, Pope T. It's Time to Revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act. Ann Intern Med. 2019;:. [Epub ahead of print 24 December 2019]. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/M19-2731
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