Whitney McFadden, MS4 at UCSD SOM
I saw a patient dying. I saw him take the last heaving Cheyne-Stokes breaths, the color recede from his body, and rising chest slow to a stop. But even in the discomfort of death, I found reassurance that despite his imminent death, the patient and family were prepared to move on. This is not the case with most postmortem subjects.
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