Factors important to patients' quality of life at the end of life Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Models, Statistical
  • Neoplasms
  • Quality of Life
  • Terminal Care
  • Terminally Ill

abstract

  • Advanced cancer patients who avoid hospitalizations and the intensive care unit, who are less worried, who pray or meditate, who are visited by a pastor in the hospital/clinic, and who feel a therapeutic alliance with their physicians have the highest QOL at the EOL.

publication date

  • August 13, 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3806298

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2364

PubMed ID

  • 22777380

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1133

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 172

number

  • 15