Male-female patient differences in the association between end-of-life discussions and receipt of intensive care near death
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.
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