Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: visual representation

  • Crossing boundaries: visual representations of death and dying

    Mary T. Shannon Portland, Oregon, United States   Introduction How do we as clinicians, caregivers, and fellow human beings talk about death and dying in our culture, or perhaps more precisely, how do we not talk about it? Many avoid the topic out of fear, denial, or discomfort, creating silent narratives that torment, isolate, and…