State Legislation and Use of Feeding Tubes in Cognitively Impaired Patients
Buff, David D.
Mitchell, Susan L.
Teno, Joan M.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2003 October 15; 290(15): 1995-1996
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