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No, most people aren't in severe pain when they die

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Many people fear death partly because of the perception they might suffer increasing pain and other awful symptoms the nearer it gets. There’s often the belief palliative care may not alleviate such pain, leaving many people to die excruciating deaths.

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • K. Eagar, S. P. Clapham & S. F. Allingham, "No, most people aren't in severe pain when they die", The Conversation 11 December (2017) 1-4.

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 4

Volume


  • 11 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Many people fear death partly because of the perception they might suffer increasing pain and other awful symptoms the nearer it gets. There’s often the belief palliative care may not alleviate such pain, leaving many people to die excruciating deaths.

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • K. Eagar, S. P. Clapham & S. F. Allingham, "No, most people aren't in severe pain when they die", The Conversation 11 December (2017) 1-4.

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 4

Volume


  • 11 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia