Dying Process

Author: Jeanette G. Ferrer, DO


Each person's physical decline and death are unique experiences. Variations appear to be dependent on the individual's particular disease process. However, the following are objective signs that are commonly seen in patients closer to the end of life.

Early Stage of Dying (weeks to months prior to death) Middle Stage of Dying (days to weeks prior to death)
Late Stage of Dying (hours to days prior to death) 



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