Patients Who Complete Advance Directives and What They Prefer
Mueller, Paul S.
Evenson, Laura K.
Downer, Lisa L.
Bowron, Catherine T.
Thieke, Michael P.
Wrobleski, Diane M.
Crowley, Mary E.
Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2007 December; 82(12): 1480-1486
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