Family proxies provide information on end-of-life care

Saraiya, Biren
April 2008
Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p30
The article discusses research on information shared by family proxies on the end-of-life care of patients. It references a survey by researchers from Connecticut, New Hampshire and New York on family proxies of patients in Project ENBALE. Some of the information shared by the proxies include 66% of the patients dying in their location of choice, majority had a hard time tolerating physical and emotional symptoms during the last week of life.


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