Management of patients with ICDs at the End of Life (EOL): A qualitative study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Physicians
  • Terminal Care
  • Withholding Treatment

abstract

  • Improving the end of life care for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators will require additional physician education and increased commitment by subspecialists to deactivation discussions.

publication date

  • December 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1049909108320885

PubMed ID

  • 18812618

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 440

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 25

number

  • 6