End-of-Life Experiences in Adolescents Dying With Cancer
Bell, Cynthia J
Champion, Victoria L
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 2010 Jul; 18(7): 827-35
PURPOSE: This study explores the experiences of individuals in early, middle, and late adolescence dying from cancer. Place of death, medications used at end of life (EOL), and discussions prior to death are examined. METHODS: Data were obtained from a retrospective review of medical charts from 103 adolescents who died of cancer between 2000 and 2005. RESULTS: Adolescents with leukemia/lymphoma were relatively more likely to die in an intensive care unit (p = 0.028) where cause of death was more likely to be treatment-related (p
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