Aging Prisoners' Treatment Selection: Does Prospect Theory Enhance Understanding of End-of-Life Medical Decisions?
Phillips, Laura L
Allen, Rebecca S
Harris, Grant M
Presnell, Andrew H
The Gerontologist 2011 Oct; 51(5): 663-74
With the rapid growth in the older inmate population and the economic impact of end-of-life treatments within the cash-strapped prison system, consideration should be given to inmate treatment preferences. We examined end-of-life treatment preferences and days of desired life for several health scenarios among male inmates incarcerated primarily for murder.
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