TITLE

Life support in the intensive care unit: a qualitative investigation of technological purposes

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, Deborah J.; Giacomini, Mita; Johnson, Nancy; Willms, Dennis
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/02/99, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p1109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the results of a study on the use of life support in the intensive care unit. How the therapeutic goals sometimes shift from extending life to allowing life to end; Background; Methods; Results; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
2442357

 

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