District of Columbia Code Division I. Government of District. § 7-601. Standard.

An individual 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;  is dead.  A determination of death must be made in accordance with accepted medical standards.

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