Minor cognitive impairments in cancer patients magnify the effect of caregiver preferences on end-of-life care Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Caregivers
  • Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Neoplasms
  • Palliative Care
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Cognitive impairment in patients with advanced cancer is associated with less intensive EOL care. Caregivers' influence on intensive EOL care dramatically increases with minor declines in patients' cognitive function.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3488142

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.03.003

PubMed ID

  • 22846621

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 650

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 45

number

  • 4