Death

Death is the cessation of life. The stopping of the heart is called Cardiac Arrest. Common causes of death include Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Injury (Accidental death/Homicide/Suicide), and many others.

Introduction: Death

Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes ...1

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MeSH Definition: Death

Death: Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions. ...2

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ endoflifeissues.html
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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