Understanding Economic and Other Burdens of Terminal Illness: The Experience of Patients and Their Caregivers
Emanuel, Ezekiel J.
Fairclough, Diane L.
Emanuel, Linda L.
Annals of Internal Medicine 2000 March 21; 132(6): 451-459
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Understanding Economic and Other Burdens of Terminal Illness: The Experience of Patients and Their Caregivers Emanuel, Ezekiel J.; Fairclough, Diane L.; Slutsman, Julia; Emanuel, Linda L. (2000-03-21)BACKGROUND: Terminal illness imposes substantial burdens -- economic and otherwise -- on patients and caregivers. The cause of these burdens is not understood. OBJECTIVE: To determine the mechanism for economic and ...
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