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Death and dying

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 15 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:194
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    Death is the new sex, last great taboo in Western society and Western medicine, as Richard Smith discusses in his editorial (p 129). In the trinity of births, marriages, and deaths, only death does not have glossy magazines devoted to stylish consumption at the attendant ceremonies. On the web, of course, …

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