Decision-Making for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Among Older Adults in a Community Setting
Callahan, Christopher M.
Haag, Kathy M.
Buchanan, Nancy Nienaber
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 1999 September; 47(9): 1105-1109
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