TITLE

Many elderly can't make decisions at death

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;May2010, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the study related to deficiency of elderly Americans in making medical care decisions at the end of life, according to the research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Maria Silveira, physician scientist at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System's Clinical Management Research, says that older adult needs someone to understand advance directives. Silveira says that according to their study, elderly patients want and expect a plan for the end of life.
ACCESSION #
50355180

 

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