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ERIC Number: EJ182987
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Publication Date: 1978
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Aging and the Right to Terminate Medical Treatment
Haug, Marie
Journal of Gerontology, 33, 4, 586-91, Jul 78
Belief in right to terminate medical care in case of irreversible terminal illness is analyzed by age, education, health, and attitudes to patient rights. Although age is related to supporting right to halt treatment, with those over 65 least supportive, relation to professional care in general has more explanatory power. (Author)
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