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  1. Peter J. Aikman, Elaine C. Thiel, Douglas K. Martin & Peter A. Singer (1999). Proxy, Health, and Personal Care Preferences: Implications for End-of-Life Care. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 8 (02):200-210.score: 290.0
    The Institute of Medicine's report, the American Medical Association's project, the Open Society Institute's and the initiative sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have focused attention on improving the care of dying patients. These efforts include advance care planning and the use of written advance directives (ADs). Although previous studies have provided quantitative descriptions of patient preferences for life-sustaining treatment, including those documented in written ADs, to our knowledge open-ended written preferences have not been studied. Studies of these open-ended (...)
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