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Death and Dying Review Series

This review series addresses some of the key issues surrounding our understandings of death and dying, which provide captivating insights and highlight some important concerns of researchers working in this broad and varied field.

Whilst defining death is important, the reviews also seek to look at the bigger picture. Covering topics from social death to treatment decisions, and death by neurological criteria to the implications of circulatory death in organ donation, we also consider near death experiences in this series.

The reviews are freely available to read until the 30th June 2017. 

Topics in death and dying (Guest Editorial)
Nathan Emmerich

Social death
Dr. Erica Borgstrom

Understanding the mental and cognitive experience of death
Dr. Sam Parnia

Treatment decision, death, and the value of life
Prof. Stephen Holland

Death, permanence and current practice in donation after circulatory death
Dr. Dale Gardiner & Dr Andrew McGee

Death by neurological criteria: expert definitions and lay misgivings
Prof. L. Syd Johnston

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