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Peter Saul:
Let's talk about dying

TEDxNewy · 13:19 · Filmed Nov 2011
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Peter Saul: Let's talk about dying
13:19 · Filmed November 2011 at TEDxNewy · Subtitles available in 27 languages

We can’t control if we’ll die, but we can “occupy death,” in the words of Peter Saul, an emergency doctor. He asks us to think about the end of our lives — and to question against the modern model of slow, intubated death in hospital. Two big questions can you help start this tough conversation.

Doctor, intensive care specialist
Over the past 35 years Peter Saul has been intimately involved in the dying process for over 4,000 patients. He is passionate about improving the ways we die. Full bio
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