TITLE

Coping with the mystery of death

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Scott D.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p504
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the author's experience related to death of some of his patients. The author states the encountering death is the most difficult thing faced by a physician and discusses his first experience related to the death of a patient. The author reflects on the mystery revolving the concept of death and states that the grief following death is mainly due to the loss of life and not the act of dying.
ACCESSION #
44644985

 

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