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The Impact of a Tumor Diagnosis on Patients' Attitudes toward Advance Directives

Pfirstinger, Jochen, Kattner, Daniel, Edinger, Matthias, Andreesen, Reinhard and Vogelhuber, Martin (2014) The Impact of a Tumor Diagnosis on Patients' Attitudes toward Advance Directives. Oncology 87, pp. 246-256.

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Abstract

Background: Although advance care planning and the completion of advance directives (ADs) are important tools to avoid unwanted aggressive care once patients have lost their decision-making capacity, only a minority of cancer patients are admitted with completed ADs, and little is known about patients' wishes regarding AD consultations. Methods: For 1 year, every new patient admitted to the ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2014
Additional Information (public):OA-Komponente aus Allianzlizenz
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin III (Hämatologie und Internistische Onkologie)
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10.1159/000363508DOI
Keywords:Advance directives, Tumor diagnosis, Patient autonomy
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40773
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