Care of Patients Near Death: Another View
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2003 February; 51(2): 281
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Religious Coping and Use of Intensive Life-Prolonging Care Near Death in Patients With Advanced Cancer Phelps, Andrea C.; Maciejewski, Paul K.; Nilsson, Matthew; Balboni, Tracy A.; Wright, Alexi A.; Paulk, M. Elizabeth; Trice, Elizabeth; Schrag, Deborah; Peteet, John R.; Block, Susan D.; Prigerson, Holly G. (2009-03-18)CONTEXT: Patients frequently rely on religious faith to cope with cancer, but little is known about the associations between religious coping and the use of intensive life-prolonging care at the end of life. OBJECTIVE: To ...
Associations Between End-of-Life Discussions, Patient Mental Health, Medical Care Near Death, and Caregvier Bereavement Adjustment Wright, Alexi A.; Zhang, Baohui; Ray, Alaka; Mack, Jennifer W.; Trice, Elizabeth; Balboni, Tracy; Mitchell, Susan L.; Jackson, Vicki A.; Block, Susan D.; Maciejewski, Paul K.; Prigerson, Holly G. (2008-10-08)CONTEXT: Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological ...