Public Health and Social Jusitce

Death, Dying and End of Life Care

Slide Show:

Actual and preferred place of death – W Ko
A study of four European countries, by Winnie Ko, 2012

*Death and Dying in Literature
Slide show on literature relevant to death and dying, uses of such literature in health care education

End of Life Care – Steve Miles
Slide show covering epidemiology, clinician/patient/family communication, medical practice issues, and clinical care, from Dr Steve Miles

End of Life Decisionmaking – Dr Steven Miles
End of Life Decisionmaking РAn Empirical Update, by Dr Steven Miles

Making End of Life Decisions, by Dr Steven Miles:


*literature and death – J Pall Care
Reflections of physician authors on death – literary selections appropriate for teaching rounds

Course Syllabus

Death Made Visible – An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Death and Dying in Literature
Syllabus from Bratjman, Hall, Barnes and Wright, University of Ottowa

External Links:

National Missing and Unidentified Persons System:

Nursing Home Inspect (database of nursing homes fined):