Definitions of Death

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The foundation of medical death is

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1. Brain death and cortical death both have

2. Cortical death is described as

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the different ways in which death can be described. To pass the quiz, you will need to be familiar with the terms used to describe each of these types of death.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Terms used to describe:
    • The foundation of medical death
    • A characteristic of both brain death and cortical death
    • Cortical death
    • What psychic death is linked to
    • What type of death genocide and evictions from countries may lead to

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about death in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast brain and cortical death
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the criteria for clinical death

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Definitions of Death. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • List the different types of death
  • Define and compare cortical and brain death
  • Describe clinical death
  • Identify the criteria for clinical death
  • Discuss the characteristics of psychic death
  • Provide details about social death
  • Use examples throughout the lesson to illustrate the meaning of each type of death
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