Physician Characteristics Associated With Decisions to Withdraw Life Support
Christakis, Nicholas A.
Asch, David A.
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 1995 March; 85(3); 367- 372
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Christakis, Nicholas A.; Asch, David A. (1995-03)
Asch, David A.; Christakis, Nicholas A. (1996-02)Some physicians caring for critically ill patients have preferences for withdrawing some forms of life support over others, even after the decision to withdraw life support has already been made. Past research has attempted ...
Christakis, Nicholas A.; Asch, David A. (1995-09)OBJECTIVE: To assess how members of different specialties vary in their decisions about which form of life support to withdraw. The hypothesis was that each specialty would be more comfortable withdrawing its "own" form of ...