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Decisional role in seriously ill hospitalized patients near the end of life: the patient’s and provider’s perspective.

Decisional role in seriously ill hospitalized patients near the end of life: the patient’s and provider’s perspective.

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Title: Decisional role in seriously ill hospitalized patients near the end of life: the patient’s and provider’s perspective.
Author: Tranmer, J. E.
Heyland, D.
Abstract: Decisions about whether or not to implement life-sustaining therapies are complex and are becoming more so as the ability to prolong life with advanced technologies and care increases. The objectives of this study were: (1) to determine seriously ill hospitalized patients’ preferences for decisional role with respect to decisions about life-sustaining treatments, and (2) to determine if providers were aware of patients’ preferences.
Subject: Terminal care--Canada.
Terminally ill--Canada.
Type: Article
URI: https://www.library.yorku.ca/dspace/handle/123456789/556
http://hdl.handle.net/10315/556
Published: Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology
Citation: Tranmer, J. E. and Heyland, D. (2001) Decisional role in seriously ill hospitalized patients near the end of life. Canadian oncology nursing journal 11(1):8-13.
ISSN: 1181-912X
Date: 2006-09-19

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