TITLE

Chapter Three: Key Concepts in the Maze of Death and Dying

AUTHOR(S)
Auger, Jeanette A.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Social Perspectives on Death & Dying;2007, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 3 of the book "Social Perspectives on Death and Dying" is presented. It defines death as a final stage of life while dying refers to a process that results to subsequent death. It cites the criteria for diagnosing brain death in patients which include irreversible damage to brain, deep comatose and absence of reflex response to painful stimuli. It explains the social rules of death in which the people believe that some deaths are more acceptable to a community or individual than others.
ACCESSION #
31820362

 

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