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Recognising normal dying

The process of dying typically involves certain recognisable symptoms. Watch Dr Kathryn Mannix explain more.

Dr Kathryn Mannix worked as a palliative care doctor in the UK and is now a well-known author. Based on her experience in clinical practice, Dr Mannix talks about the specific symptoms that typically accompany dying.

After you watch the video: Compare what you previously thought about the process of dying to what you just heard from Dr Mannix.

  • What did you learn about the process of dying from this video?
  • How could health professionals better support families and friends of patients in understanding this process?

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Dr Mannix has written books which may be of interest for you:

Mannix, Kathryn. Listen: how to find the words for tender conversations. London: William Collins, 2021.

Mannix, Kathryn. With the end in mind: Death, dying, and wisdom in an age of denial. London: William Collins, 2017.

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