Final cessation of activity in the central nervous system. A flat EEG or absence of cerebral blood flow for a predetermined period of time.
Final cessation of activity in the cardiovascular system involving the heart and blood vessels.
The final stoppage of action.
- an elected official who decides whether a death occurred under circumstances that require an autopsy - determines cause or manner of death. - can determine the scope of an autopsy and who will perform it if the elected coroner isn’t qualified - Kansas Louisiana North Dakota and Ohio requires without exception that coroners be medical doctors.