Defining death: a report on the medical, legal and ethical issues in the determination of death
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Studies the criteria for defining "death", and recommends that a legal definition of "death" be established.
United States. President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1981). Defining death: a report on the medical, legal and ethical issues in the determination of death. Retrieved November 7, 2006 from The President's Council on Bioethics web site: http://www.bioethics.gov/reports/past_commissions/defining_death.pdf