What is a good death?

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1047-f (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1047

Humour may be important even at the end

  1. David F Bird (dfbird@doctors.org.uk), general practitioner
  1. French Weir Health Centre, Taunton TA1 1XH

    EDITOR—I write to contribute to the discussion of what constitutes a good death.1 Some years ago my colleague Peter was dying from secondaries from a bowel carcinoma. Looked after devotedly …

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