A NATURAL PROCESS

This section is intended only as a guide. It is not intended to replace advice given by a health care professional, such as a nurse, physician, clergy, social worker, or pharmacist.

Death is a natural process as the body begins shutting down. The following physical and emotional signs of approaching death are described to help you understand what can happen. Not all these signs and symptoms will occur with every person nor will they occur in any particular sequence.

HELPFUL HINTS

PHYSICAL SIGNS OF APPROACHING DEATH

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SIGNS OF APPROACHING DEATH

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