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§ 3122. Declaration of death

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 61. Uniform Determination of Death Act (Refs & Annos)
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 3122
§ 3122. Declaration of death
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; provided however all reasonable attempts to restore spontaneous circulatory or respiratory functions shall first be made, prior to such declaration.


Laws 1986, c. 262, § 2.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 3122, OK ST T. 63 § 3122
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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