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The Moment of Death: The Threshold Concept and Identity

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) The Moment of Death: The Threshold Concept and Identity. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (11). p. 568. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The article looks at the threshold concept of death that suggests death occurs over a prolonged period of time, marked by incremental loss of function and individual physical and cognitive function. It discusses how this relates to medical and nursing procedures designed to establish a time of death before exploring the idea of identity from physical and psychological perspectives.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: death, self-concept, philosophy, moment of death, personal identity
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2018 14:42
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2018 14:42
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/6763

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