Decision Making in the Treatment of Acute Illness in Nursing Homes: Framing the Decision Problem, Treatment Plan, and Outcome
Medical Anthropology Quarterly 1995 June; 9(2): 236-256
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Decision Making in the Treatment of Acute Illness in Nursing Homes: Framing the Decision Problem, Treatment Plan, and Outcome Kayser-Jones, Jeanie (1995-06)This article investigates the social-cultural factors and other circumstances that influence decision making in the treatment of acute illness in three West Coast nursing homes. Participant observation, in-depth interviews ...
Kayser-Jones, Jeanie Schmit (1986)As elderly patients become increasingly frail, decision making as to medical intervention for acute illness becomes a difficult issue for health professionals, as well as for patients and their families. Kayser-Jones describes ...