Attitudes Towards Hospitalized Older Adults
Journal of Advanced Nursing 2004 August; 47(4): 446-453
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Hamel, Mary Beth; Davis, Roger B.; Teno, Joan M.; Knaus, William A.; Lynn, Joanne; Harrell, Frank; Galanos, Anthony N.; Wu, Albert W.; Phillips, Russell S. (1999-11-16)BACKGROUND: Older age is associated with less aggressive treatment and higher short-term mortality due to serious illness. It is not known whether less aggressive care contributes to this survival disadvantage in elderly ...
Hamel, Mary Beth; Phillips, Russell S.; Teno, Joan M.; Lynn, Joanne; Galanos, Anthony N.; Davis, Roger B.; Connors, Alfred F.; Oye, Robert K.; Desbiens, Norman; Reding, Douglas J.; Goldman, Lee (1996-09)OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of age on hospital resource use for seriously ill adults, and to explore whether age-related differences in resource use are explained by patients' severity of illness and preferences for ...