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Perception of death
  1. J N Tsanakas
  1. University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece;

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The drawings (figs 1 and 2) were made by Lisa, a 9 year old girl with terminal cystic fibrosis. The pictures were made during her hospital admissions, three months apart, with the last one (fig 2) a few days before her death. It is very interesting how this child perceived the deterioration of her condition through these drawings, although she was always cheerful, hardy ever complained, and had a remarkable courage during the course of the disease.