UK teen recovers “fully” after 4 doctor found him “brain dead”

Miraculous recoveries from brain trauma are always good news, but they may not be as miraculous as they first seem. However, the Daily Mail’s account of a boy who recovered fully after four specialists declared that he was brain dead makes one question if doctors really understand brain death.

Steven Thorpe was 17 when he was involved in a serious car accident in 2008 which left another passenger dead. He had serious injuries to his arm, face and head and was declared “brain dead”.  ‘The doctors were telling my parents that they wanted to… MORE

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