Youngner, Stuart J.
Medical Humanities Review 2003 Spring; 17(1): 51-53
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Is Economic Hardship on the Families of the Seriously Ill Associated With Patient and Surrogate Care Preferences? Covinsky, Kenneth E.; Landefeld, C. Seth; Teno, Joan; Connors, Alfred F.; Dawson, Neal; Youngner, Stuart; Desbiens, Norman; Lynn, Joanne; Fulkerson, William; Reding, Douglas; Oye, Robert; Phillips, Russell S. (1996-08-12)BACKGROUND: Serious illness often causes economic hardship for patients' families. However, it is not known whether this hardship is associated with a preference for the goal of care to focus on maximizing comfort instead ...