Unless you buy it after an IED explosion, or going out like Quint in Jaws, death mainly hurts the friends and family.
No one ever woke up during a Code Blue and said "Ow!". They were over it, and generally speaking, long gone and well past caring at that point.
And if they've had their threescore-and-ten, or more, it isn't really necessary to "compartmentalize" their death; someday, it's going to be everybody's time.
The hard ones are the way-too-early ones, especially kids and infants. No one pulls the plug on those for an hour or more, because kids.This is a long and thoughtful post, inspired by a post at OldNFO's place. I'd be interested in the opinions of Tacitus, a retired ER doc who is a sometimes commenter here.
Interestingly, I didn't find any of this very morbid. It did make me think of Dad's funeral, but that was (as you can imagine) intensely personal and so had a very different emotional component.