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Mortal injury and sleep

I am looking for information or articles about the effect of sleep when a person is in any way mortally injured. The classic reaction is to avoid sleep in order to keep alive. The victim of the injury tries to keep awake in order to not die. Does the situation imply that the victim is feeling drowsy or sleepy as a reaction to the injury and as a process of dying? What are the chemical and physical processes that occur in the body in the process of death or near death related to a mortal injury, and does not sleeping actually keep the person alive?
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8/22/2022 - Mon

 I think that the energy that keep us alive just changes in another type of energy.

I am not sure what you are aiming at. Since a dead body will fail to sustain itself with all the processes that it needs, all the chemical structures in the body will eventually get to be a part of other processes in whatever surroundings there are. Thus energy is transformed. On what level or in wich way you are aiming, I am not sure. Heat leaves the body and son on and so forth.

However, this does not answer my questions. I want to know if trying to stay awake will help you to stay alive. If so, why, or why not?

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I can't rate this URL, I was charged money for reading the whole document, wich I prefered not to spend. http://www.resuscitationjournal.com/article/S0300-9572(01)00469-5/abstract

If you search for NDE experinces then you can read for free here:

I don't know why they charge so much for that article.
Also I do not know if is illegal or not, but the same article is here free:

Another one: http://www.ini.uzh.ch/~kiper/Van_Lommel.pdf 

And I just remembered something: the AWARE study from Dr. Parnia:

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And if you go one folder "back" then you have access to more documents:

The University of Oslo: http://folk.uio.no/