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B NOSED. THE TEST FOR BRAIN-STEM DEATH ARE:

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Fixed dilated pupils of the eyes

Absent CORNEAL REFLEX

Absent VESTIBULO-OCULAR REFLEX

No cranial motor response to somatic (physical) stimulation

Absent gag and cough reflexes

No respiratory effort in response to APNOEA despite adequate concentrations of CARBON DIOXIDE in the arterial blood.

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