Mental health, treatment preferences, advance care planning, location, and quality of death in advanced cancer patients with dependent children Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Child of Impaired Parents
  • Mental Health
  • Neoplasms
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Quality of Life
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Patients with dependent children were more anxious, were less likely to engage in ACP, and were more likely to have a worse quality of life in their last week of life. Advanced cancer patients and spousal caregivers with dependent children represent a particularly distressed group that warrants further clinical attention, research, and support.

publication date

  • January 15, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2630701

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.24002

PubMed ID

  • 19110677

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 399

end page

  • 409

volume

  • 115

number

  • 2