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Decisions and Care at the End of Life
Successful public health and social policies and apparently inexorable medical advances are now compelling physicians and others who care for the elderly to confront clinical issues and ethical dilemmas that hardly existed ...
Cost Savings at the End of Life
Referral for Dialysis in Ontario
Public Opinion Regarding End-of-Life Decisions: Influence of Prognosis, Practice and Process
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of changing key factors in survey questions on public opinion regarding end-of-life decisions. These factors were: (a) patient prognosis (likely vs unlikely to recover ...
Life-Sustaining Treatment Preferences of Hemodialysis Patients: Implications for Advance Directives
The purpose of this study was to describe the life-sustaining treatment preferences of dialysis patients and to compare the acceptability of two generic and a disease-specific advance directive (AD). Of 532 potentially eligible ...