Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 411 - 415 2018-10-04

Early detection of brain damage in emergency department and the organ donation process: a case series

İskender Aksoy [1] , Mehtap Pehlivanlar Küçük [2] , Çağatay Erman Öztürk [3] , Ahmet Baydın [4]

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Brain death is defined as the irreversible loss of brain function following various pathophysiological changes. In many countries, the brain death diagnosis is carried out in conjunction with organ transplant programs. In Turkey, at third level health institutions in particular, healthcare units established entities that follow similar procedures. The increased number of patients waiting for organs and donor discovery studies have enhanced the public’s interest in this topic. Since the emergency department is usually the first line in admitting patients, its staff must have the firsthand knowledge of managing brain death and organ donation process. In this article, we present three clinical cases that we followed and diagnosed with brain death in our emergency department. Due to the lack of studies addressing brain death procedures in the emergency service, we believe that this report will greatly contribute to our awareness and handling of brain death treatment. 

Brain death, emergency medicine, organ donation
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Orcid: 0000-0002-4426-3342
Yazar: İskender Aksoy (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: ONDOKUZ MAYIS ÜNİVERSİTESİ, TIP FAKÜLTESİ, DAHİLİ TIP BİLİMLERİ BÖLÜMÜ, ACİL TIP ANABİLİM DALI
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-2247-4074
Yazar: Mehtap Pehlivanlar Küçük
Kurum: ONDOKUZ MAYIS ÜNİVERSİTESİ, TIP FAKÜLTESİ, TEMEL TIP BİLİMLERİ BÖLÜMÜ, ANESTEZİYOLOJİ VE REANİMASYON ANABİLİM DALI, YOĞUN BAKIM BİLİM DALI
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-6959-1695
Yazar: Çağatay Erman Öztürk
Kurum: ONDOKUZ MAYIS ÜNİVERSİTESİ, TIP FAKÜLTESİ, TEMEL TIP BİLİMLERİ BÖLÜMÜ, ANESTEZİYOLOJİ VE REANİMASYON ANABİLİM DALI, YOĞUN BAKIM BİLİM DALI
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-4987-0878
Yazar: Ahmet Baydın
Kurum: ONDOKUZ MAYIS ÜNİVERSİTESİ, TIP FAKÜLTESİ, DAHİLİ TIP BİLİMLERİ BÖLÜMÜ, ACİL TIP ANABİLİM DALI
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj377090, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {4}, pages = {411 - 415}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.377090}, title = {Early detection of brain damage in emergency department and the organ donation process: a case series}, key = {cite}, author = {Aksoy, İskender and Öztürk, Çağatay Erman and Pehlivanlar Küçük, Mehtap and Baydın, Ahmet} }
APA Aksoy, İ , Pehlivanlar Küçük, M , Öztürk, Ç , Baydın, A . (2018). Early detection of brain damage in emergency department and the organ donation process: a case series. The European Research Journal, 4 (4), 411-415. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.377090
MLA Aksoy, İ , Pehlivanlar Küçük, M , Öztürk, Ç , Baydın, A . "Early detection of brain damage in emergency department and the organ donation process: a case series". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 411-415 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/32988/377090>
Chicago Aksoy, İ , Pehlivanlar Küçük, M , Öztürk, Ç , Baydın, A . "Early detection of brain damage in emergency department and the organ donation process: a case series". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 411-415
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ISNAD Aksoy, İskender , Pehlivanlar Küçük, Mehtap , Öztürk, Çağatay Erman , Baydın, Ahmet . "Early detection of brain damage in emergency department and the organ donation process: a case series". The European Research Journal 4 / 4 (Ekim 2018): 411-415. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.377090