Quality of Life and Cost of Care at the End of Life: The Role ofAdvance Directives Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Advance Directives
  • Health Care Costs
  • Neoplasms
  • Quality of Life
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • The associations between DNR orders and better quality of life in the week before death indicate that documenting preferences against resuscitation in medical orders may be beneficial to many patients.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4441858

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.09.015

PubMed ID

  • 25498855