How does the treatment of a dying patient affect that patient’s understanding of death and his or her role in the dying process?
Compare and contrast at least one historical example with at least one modem example to support your answer.
Address the “medicalization of death” in the United States today.
Explain what this phrase means and examine the effect of this medicalization on the patient’s understanding of death and his or her role in the dying process. Cite sources, including two from peer-reviewed scholarly journals.