Death and medicine: Postponement and promise Social Care & Social Work This free course, Death and medicine: Postponement and promise, helps you to explore the extent to which death and dying in western societies are medical events and what aspects of death and dying might be neglected as a consequence. The course covers the way that such things as medicine provide the context of the experiences associated with the end of life. The Open University The Open University Course text/html K260_3 K260_3 en-GB Copyright © 2016 The Open University Archive