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    • Erasing Death

    • The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death
    • By: Sam Parnia, Josh Young
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Contrary to popular belief, death is not a moment in time, such as when the heart stops beating, respiration ceases, or the brain stops functioning. Death, rather, is a process - a process that can be interrupted well after it has begun. Innovative techniques, such as drastically reducing the patient's body temperature, have proven to be effective in revitalizing both the body and mind, but studies show they are only employed in approximately half of the hospitals throughout the United States and Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent mix of science and antecdotal narrative-

    • By Nancy on 08-16-13

    Regular price: $28.51