Features of "near-death experience" in relation to whether or not patients were near death

  title={Features of "near-death experience" in relation to whether or not patients were near death},
  author={J. Owens and E. W. Cook and I. Stevenson},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • J. Owens, E. W. Cook, I. Stevenson
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • The medical records of 58 patients, most of whom believed they were near death during an illness or after an injury and all of whom later remembered unusual experiences occurring at the time, were examined. 28 patients were judged to have been so close to death that they would have died without medical intervention; the other 30 patients were not in danger of dying although most of them thought they were. Patients of both groups reported closely similar experiences but patients who really were… CONTINUE READING
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