Introduction to Facing Death

What you’ll learn to do: examine care and practices related to death

A person holds the hand of a man lying in a hospital bed

In this section, we’ll turn our attention from the process of dying to the actual death of the individual. We’ll examine various ways in which deliberate death can occur, along with the supportive practices that are available for those who are dying. We will also take a closer look at cultural and legal implications of end-of-life practices.


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