Arkansas Code Title 20. Public Health and Welfare § 20-17-101. Determination of death

(a) An individual is dead 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.

(b) A determination of death shall be made in accordance with accepted medical standards.

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