- "Brainstem death," "brain death" and death: a critical re-evaluation of the purported equivalenceD A Shewmon
Department of Pediatrics, UCLA Medical Center 90095 1752, USA
Issues Law Med 14:125-45. 1998....
- Consciousness in congenitally decorticate children: developmental vegetative state as self-fulfilling prophecyD A Shewmon
Pediatric Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 41:364-74. 1999..The relative rarity of manifest consciousness in congenitally decorticate children could be due largely to an inherent tendency of the label 'developmental vegetative state' to become a self-fulfilling prophecy...