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I was the one who edited out Reperfusion if anyone feels it needs to be discussed. Kind of a no-brainer, though, if you look at the link, I think. --mordicai. 15:06, 2 August 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Keeping the template secular[edit]

Edited out any references to religion except in the context of comparing views of all beliefs, religious and secular. (talk) 16:20, 3 July 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Persistant Vegetative State[edit]

Questioning why this is included with death; there is nothing inherently dead or death-causing about PVS over other, less severe conditions also resulting in a need for tube feeding - eg muscular dystrophies, severe cerebral palsy, advanced Alzheimer's etc. etc. In particular nothing much differentiates it from even only very slightly milder disability caused by brain injury - see minimally conscious state. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Beccaviola (talkcontribs) 06:35, 16 November 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Afterlife section[edit]

Surely 'funeral' is about the body, and the death certificate is generally about the body. If the items below body were about the soul for example there could be a good reason for this seperation of topics, but they don't seem to be. (talk) 08:19, 13 June 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

"Afterlife" is not a section, it's just the first item (in alphabetical order) of things that have to do with the Death of a person that are not directly related to the body. A Funeral is NOT about the body: after all, there are funerals without a body (when it is missing or cremated), and there are dead bodies and even burials without funerals (the burial of paupers; the undiscovered bodies of pioneers, explorers, soldiers, etc. which lay where they died). The second line are customs or beliefs that affect how the body is treated; thus, things that indirectly affect a dead body. I tried to make the distinction by adding the lead word "Other" before the second line. Boneyard90 (talk) 10:38, 13 June 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sky burial[edit]

I added Sky burial to the list of ways of disposing of bodies. I don't think this is controversial, but I'm making a note here just in case.Travelpleb (talk) 10:11, 25 May 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Death places[edit]

Apologies if this is in the wrong template talk, feel free to move it if it is. Can any rules be found anywhere on what constitutes a person's death place in a time of war, eg. in an unclear location in open country or at sea etc? For instance, for deaths at sea, a user, Supaidaman0, is going around adding the ship the person was on as their "death place" (see William Miller (footballer, born 1875) for an example). We don't know that he died while on the ship or while in the water. So what is his death place? To me it's just "Aegean Sea". Beatpoet (talk) 14:00, 3 January 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]