Bosshard, Georg; and Nilstun, Tore; and Bilsen, Johan; and Norup, Michael; and Miccinesi, Guido; and van Delden, Johannes J. M. and Faisst, Karin; and van der Heide, Agnes and for the European End-of-Life (EURELD) Consortium, . (2005) Forgoing Treatment at the End of Life in 6 European Countries. JAMA Internal Medicine, 165 (4). pp. 401-407. ISSN 1538-3679Full text not available from this repository.
Modern medicine provides unprecedented opportunities in diagnostics and treatment. However, in some situations at the end of a patient’s life, many physicians refrain from using all possible measures to prolong life. We studied the incidence of different types of treatment withheld or withdrawn in 6 European countries and analyzed the main background characteristics.
|Journal or Publication Title:||JAMA Internal Medicine|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Deposited By:||Mrs Yaling Zhang|
|Deposited On:||24 Jul 2008 11:32|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 12:42|
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