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2017 Maine Revised Statutes
TITLE 22: HEALTH AND WELFARE
Subtitle 2: HEALTH
Part 6: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS
Chapter 706: UNIFORM DETERMINATION OF DEATH ACT
22 §2811. Determination of death
Universal Citation: 22 ME Rev Stat § 2811 (2017)
§2811. Determination of death
An individual who has sustained either (1) irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions, or (2) irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem, is dead. A determination of death must be made in accordance with accepted medical standards. [1983, c. 33, (NEW).]
1983, c. 33, (NEW).
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