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Death and Dying (From Autumn 2008 newsletter)

Death is defined medically as the irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory function and all functions of the entire brain.  There are many possible signs that precede death: increasing periods of sleep or disorientation and confusion; decreasing food/fluid intake and … Continue reading

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