Advance Directives Are Associated With "Good Deaths" in Chronic Dialysis Patients
Swartz, Richard D.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 1993 Mar; 3(9): 1623-1630.
Advance Directives; Age Factors; Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Chronically Ill; Communication; Death; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Evaluation; Family Members; Family Relationship; Mortality; Patient Care; Patients; Professional Patient Relationship; Psychological Stress; Psychology; Renal Dialysis; Statistics; Treatment Outcome; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment;
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Perry, Erica; Swartz, Richard; Smith-Wheelock, Linda; Westbrook, Joan; Buck, Catherine (1996-10)General experience and reported data show that a substantial number of patients, at least 10% in many surveys, eventually choose to withdraw from chronic dialysis. There are additional studies suggesting that discussing ...