Postmortem Body

The life is first the one well that all the human beings have right. In accordance with BEYERS et al, 1995: ‘ ‘ All we have right to be born, to grow, to age and morrer’ ‘. The death of a general form is the only certainty of the life, a time that if constitutes in the crucial point of its existence. Taking in consideration the different vital resistncias to the privation of oxygen of the cells, fabrics, agencies and systems that integrate the body, it can be admitted that the death is a incoativo process, that passes for diverse periods of training. In the professional life, coming across constant with estressantes situations and of loss of patients, provides to the professionals of health, moments of reflections and capacity of sharpened comment, despite assistematizadas. These reflections are carried through routinely concerning the process of identification and symbolic images of the healthful individuals that attend and participate of the death of the other. The reaction to the losses that the health professionals go having throughout the life, in physical, emotional level, social and spiritual varies of person for person and depends on the circumstances that encircle the death: type of relation that existed between both, quality of the used mechanisms of defense, among others (CALLANAN; KELLEY, 1994; SPNDOLA et al., 1994). Although the death to be part of the routine of these professions, the desire is that it always happens in the planto of the other, and appear some reactions to deny or to annul such event, for the silence and emptiness of the stream bed, that soon will be filled by another patient..