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dc.creatorSahm, S.en
dc.creatorWill, R.en
dc.creatorHommel, G.en
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-08T23:41:16Zen
dc.date.available2016-01-08T23:41:16Zen
dc.date.created2005-08en
dc.date.issued2005-08en
dc.identifierdoi:10.1136/jme.2004.009605en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationJournal of Medical Ethics 2005 August; 31(8): 437-440en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Attitudes+towards+and+barriers+to+writing+advance+directives+amongst+cancer+patients,+healthy+controls,+and+medical+staff&title=Journal+of+Medical+Ethics+&volume=31&issue=8&date=2005-08&au=Sahm,+S.;+Will,+R.;+Hommel,+G.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jme.2004.009605en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/979991en
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: After years of public discussion too little is still known about willingness to accept the idea of writing an advance directive among various groups of people in EU countries. We investigated knowledge about and willingness to accept such a directive in cancer patients, healthy controls, physicians, and nursing staff in Germany. METHODS: Cancer patients, healthy controls, nursing staff, and physicians (n = 100 in each group) were surveyed by means of a structured questionnaire. RESULTS: Only 18% and 19% of the patients and healthy controls respectively, and 10% of the medical staff had written an advance directive. However, 50-81% of those surveyed indicated that they wished to write one. This intention was associated with deteriorating health (pen
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dc.subjectAdvance Directivesen
dc.subjectAttitudesen
dc.subjectCanceren
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectIntentionen
dc.subjectKnowledgeen
dc.subjectMethodsen
dc.subjectPatientsen
dc.subjectPhysiciansen
dc.subject.classificationLiving Wills / Advance Directivesen
dc.titleAttitudes Towards and Barriers to Writing Advance Directives Amongst Cancer Patients, Healthy Controls, and Medical Staffen
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