NEW Should the dead donor rule (DDR) be revised? In an exclusive video interview, Neurology Today Editor-in-chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, and Associate Editor Robert G. Holloway Jr., MD, provide insights to these, among other, questions: Is the DDR still relevant? Should patients and their families be allowed the autonomy to opt for donation before death? If the rule changes, how would that affect laws and medical practice? Watch the video for more discussion about the standards in place for the DDR, concerns about the variability in applying criteria for brain death, and the issue of patient autonomy in the context of shortages of organs for donation.
See the full story in the Nov. 7 issue of Neurology Today.