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The last hurrah at the deathbed.
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How we can provide comfort at the deathbed.
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Why do some people suddenly appear to get better in the final hours of life?
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Setting the record straight about mourning.
Marilyn Mendoza, Ph.D., is a clinical instructor in the psychiatry department at Tulane University Medical Center.