"The results showed 14 patients shed a final tear at the time of death, and a further 13 within the last 10 hours of life."In 21 of the 27 cases, the dying person was unconscious at the time of the last tear.Lichter thought of chemically analyzing some of the last tears, because emotional tears have a different chemical composition from those produced by irritation. Unfortunately, a single tear was insufficent for the analysis."(Morrison, Alastair; "The Mystery of the Death-Bed Tear," Wellington Dominion, August 11, 1993. And in all but one case the tear was shed by patients whose death was expected rather than sudden." Lichter and colleagues wondered if the death-bed tears were emotional in origin or perhaps caused by a reflex action.Notes made by the nursing staff were inconclusive on this matter.
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