ALS death

ECG flat

In the diagnosis of death:

A) After a cardiorespiratory arrest, death can be diagnosed without attempting to auscultate heart sounds: TRUE / FALSE.

B) Irreversible cardiorespiratory arrest can be concluded after a minimum of 5 minutes of observation: TRUE / FALSE.

C) CPR should never be started in recognition of life extinct (ROLE) situations: TRUE / FALSE.

D) Brainstem death testing should be performed with core temperature greater than 34ºC and potassium > 3 mmol/l: TRUE / FALSE.

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