Male-female patient differences in the association between end-of-life discussions and receipt of intensive care near death Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Critical Care
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Men with advanced cancers are more likely than women to receive aggressive, nonbeneficial ICU care near death. Gender differences in the effects of EoL discussions on EoL care likely contribute to and may even explain gender differences in the receipt of ICU care in the last week of life. Cancer 2015;121:2814-2820. © 2015 American Cancer Society.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4529758

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.29417

PubMed ID

  • 25975179

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2814

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 121

number

  • 16