The Compassionate Management of a Death

  • Jane Morris


  • What duties remain for clinicians after the patient has died?

  • What is it about the nature of Anorexia nervosa that make fatal outcomes so particularly hard to process?

  • When death is the expected outcome, how might the situation be managed?

  • What is the role of Senior professionals in dealing with a death?

  • Who are the people who most need help?

  • What is the role of independent outside experts? How can professionals best use adverse event and critical Incident reviews?

  • What expectations should we have about the process of grieving such a death, and how can it be facilitated rather than inflamed?


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eden UnitRoyal Cornhill HospitalAberdeenUK

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