Simulation of Potential Impact of a Futility Guideline in Seriously Ill Adults
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY 1994 November; 42(11): SA 2
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Teno, Joan M.; Murphy, Donald; Lynn, Joanne; Tosteson, Anna; Desbiens, Norman; Connors, Alfred F.; Hamel, Mary Beth; Wu, Albert; Phillips, Russell; Wenger, Neil; Harrell, Frank; Knaus, William A. (1994-11)
Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of Initiating Dialysis and Continuing Aggressive Care in Seriously Ill Hospitalized Adults Hamel, Mary Beth; Phillips, Russell S.; Davis, Roger B.; Desbiens, Norman; Connors, Alfred F.; Teno, Joan M.; Wenger, Neil; Lynn, Joanne; Wu, Albert W.; Fulkerson, William; Tsevat, Joel (1997-08-01)BACKGROUND: Renal failure requiring dialysis in the setting of hospitalization for serious illness is a poor prognostic sign, and dialysis and aggressive care are sometimes withheld. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical ...