near-death experience

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near-death experience

Etymology: ME, nere + deth + L, experientia, trial
the subjective observations of people who either have been close to clinical death or have recovered after having been declared dead. Many claim to have witnessed similar episodes of passing through a tunnel toward a bright light and encountering people who had preceded them in death. See also out-of-body experience.

near-death experience

(1) Lazarus phenomenon, see there.
(2) A popular term for coming close to dying.

near-death experience

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NDE

The perception held by certain individuals that they have glimpsed an afterlife when coming close to death.
See: out-of-body experience

near-death experience,

n the subjective observation of someone who has either been close to clinical death or who may have recovered after having been declared dead. Many claim to have witnessed similar episodes of passing through a tunnel toward a bright light and encountering people who have preceded them in death.
Necator americanus
n the so-called New World hookworm. The adults of this species attach to villi in the small intestine and suck blood, causing abdominal discomfort, diarrhea and cramps, anorexia, loss of weight, and hypochromic microcytic anemia.
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A qualitative and quantitative study of the incidence, features and aetiology of near death experiences in cardiac arrest survivors.
The lion's share of the work is devoted to assessing the relative merits of the empirical research associated with the near death experience and the research on reincarnation.
Seeing an apparition, having a Near Death, Out-of-Body or Afterlife experience, Astral projection and Astral travel all give us a brief glimpse of the Spiritual realm.
Those who came near death (but did not report NDEs) over-endorsed items dealing with fairly objective issues at the expense of items related to subjective and mystical experiences.
But within a month the mum-of-three let the bitch deteriorate so badly it was near death.
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In high tech the only firm that has any right to hold such belief is probably IBM and even IBM had a near death experience until they cleaned house and brought in an outsider.
All were severely ill before treatment and some were bedridden and near death, Traynor says.
She built the film around the premise of a man who has a change of heart after a near death experience.
Then, as a last insult to the Schecks, attendants phoned doctors, staff, even insurance companies, before letting the family know an hour later that their daughter had been discovered near death.
Near Death Experiences (NDEs) have been documented as pleasant and calming.
Today, CMS pays for heart transplants, but not for the TAH-t, which is used as a bridge to transplant for donor eligible patients who are near death from end stage biventricular failure.