Accuracy of Oncologists' Life-Expectancy Estimates Recalled by Their Advanced Cancer Patients: Correlates and Outcomes Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ethnic Groups
  • Hospices
  • Patient Discharge

abstract

  • Oncologists are able to estimate their patients' life expectancy to within a year. Accuracy to within a year is associated with higher rates of DNR order completion, advance care planning, and lower likelihood of chemotherapy use near death.

publication date

  • December 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5144872

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2016.0121

PubMed ID

  • 27574869

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1296

end page

  • 1303

volume

  • 19

number

  • 12