Colorado Revised Statutes Title 12. Professions and Occupations § 12-36-136. Determination of death

(1) An individual is dead if:

(a) He has sustained irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions;  or

(b) He has sustained irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem.

(2) A determination of death under this section shall be in accordance with accepted medical standards.

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