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The final call: how to talk about death

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 16 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2192
  1. Alison Shepherd
  1. The BMJ

Shoppers in south London were disoriented this month by the arrival of an airport departure lounge in the middle of a popular shopping centre.

An often used metaphor for the end of life, the pop-up Departure Lounge in Lewisham was designed to encourage passersby to examine what it means to have a “good death.” …

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