Use of Life-Sustaining Care for the Elderly
Hanson, Laura C.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1991 Aug; 39(8): 772-777.
Age Factors; Aged; Allowing to Die; Cancer; Chronically Ill; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Evaluation; Evaluation Studies; Futility; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Intensive Care Units; Life; Mortality; Nursing Homes; Patient Admission; Patient Care; Patients; Physicians; Quality of Life; Resource Allocation; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Selection for Treatment; Suffering; Terminally Ill; Withholding Treatment;