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In Whose Voice? Composing a Life Song Collaboratively
A formerly competent person who is unable to speak for herself poses a poignant ethical dilemma for health-care providers. A fundamental principle in these circumstances is to pursue the course of action the patient ...
Functional Status Among Survivors of in-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
OBJECTIVES: To describe functional outcomes of seriously III patients who survived 2 months after in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and to identify patient and clinical characteristics associated with ...
After Cruzan -- the Work to Be Done
Dying and Dementia
An 88-Year-Old Woman Facing the End of Life
Patient Preferences for Communication With Physicians About End-of-Life Decisions
BACKGROUND: Physicians are frequently unaware of patient preferences for end-of-life care. Identifying and exploring barriers to patient-physician communication about end-of-life issues may help guide physicians and ...