The Death of a Snowflake



Death is difficult to approach for many health-care professionals. This chapter touches upon this delicate topic from the viewpoint of a family doctor who accompanies a dying patient. It describes how mindfulness meditation helped her to face death, improve the patient–doctor relationship, and promote healing.


Death Mindfulness meditation Healing 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Family Medicine and Emergency MedicineUniversité de SherbrookeSaint-LambertCanada

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