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Calls for a radical rethink of the way people die: the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death

Project Leads: Robin Durie and Katrina Wyatt The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the ultimate medicalised death, with patients dying in intensive care with little communication with their families Technological and medical advances have fuelled the idea that science can defeat death, increasing the over-reliance on medical interventions, and further alienating communities Societies overwhelmingly prioritise avoiding […]

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