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Death: The Dying Process by John A. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:12pm "Contrary to popular perception, death is not a specific moment," said Sam Parnia, MD, an expert in the field of near-death research and the leader of the AWARE Study, launched by the University of Southhampton's Human Consciousness Project.  "It is a process that begins when the heart stops beating, the lungs stop working, and the brain cea ... Read on »
Death: The Dying Process by John A. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 3:07pm "Contrary to popular perception, death is not a specific moment," said Sam Parnia, MD, an expert in the field of near-death research and the leader of the AWARE Study, launched by the University of Southhampton's Human Consciousness Project.  "It is a process that begins when the heart stops beating, the lungs stop working, and the brain c ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 1 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm North Dakota Hospital Adds Meditation Room Sherman Iron Shield used to sneak his son behind some elevators at St. Alexius Medical Center so he could burn sacred herbs to chase away evil spirits without setting off the hospital's fire alarms and sprinklers. He believes the practice, known as smudging, along with modern medicine, helped hi ... Read on »
Death & Dying ~ PART 1 of 2 (*Warning: Contains Sensitive Material) by Hope Despite Depression Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Oct 2010 5:26pm In my 34 years of life I have gone to waaaaay too many funerals.  I've been going to them since I was just a kid.  I know lots of people go to funerals all the time, after all that's what the cycle of life is all about - we all will die one day.  The thing is, it's the AGE of the people and they WAY they died that have traumatized me (I'll get in ... Read on »
Death with dignity is likely and possible: Death, Dying and Canadian Families by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Nov 2013 12:00am Death With Dignity Death, Dying and  Canadian Families The phrase has been hijacked by those determined to change Canadian legislation to allow physician-assisted suicide. There is a difference between the two. Dr. Donald Low's video , which has been widely celebrated in the community, indicates that he was unabl ... Read on »
On death and dying; a good death by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 03 Nov 2013 12:00am A good death - more information Choice of setting Independence around decision-making Team-based support Free of pain Family nearby Dr. Larry Librach co-wrote the textbooks for field of care that he helped pioneer: "Palliative Care: Core Skills and Clinical Competencies" and "The Pain Manual: Principle ... Read on »
On death and dying; a good death by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 10:25am I have written some about having A good death. Sometimes it means advocating for loved ones. However, in the event of an unexpected incident, before EMS gets there, what can a stranger do? (We don't call them accidents, as they can be prevented.) Our First Responders are there to help. They are trained to calm, provide care, and do what they can ... Read on »
Your Thoughts on Death and Dying by Laura Y. Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Oct 2008 7:54am Here are the survey results for the question, "Are you comfortable with the issue of mortality?" My readers shared these thoughts. Feel free to add your own comments and perspectives below... 77.2% Yes, I accept death as a fact of life, my own and those I care about. I am comfortable discussing it, even when it is painful. Kind of dista ... Read on »
On Death and Dying: The Grieving Tray by ERDoc Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 5:54pm   I think that all doctors would agree that of all of the moments we get trained for, the one that can be the most difficult is when telling a family member that their loved one has passed away. It’s hard to find the right words, especially when speaking to someone that, in many cases, you have known for less than a few hours at best.   ... Read on »
The Death Of Those Who Have Died by rwboughton Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 10:28am The death of those who have died is strength to those who are living. It is not first off moral strength or physical strength, nor the sort of stoicism which may masquerade as strength, but only itself, born without desire or personal will, a result, not an intention. We do not choose, but are chosen. This is the way of every crucial event in lif ... Read on »