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ERIC Number: EJ437241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0030-2228
Cancer Patient Perception of the Living Will: Report of a Pilot Survey.
Stephens, Ronald L.; And Others
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v23 n3 p181-89 1991
Conducted pilot survey of 64 patients with late stage malignancy who had signed living wills. Found that 70.3 percent were grateful for opportunity to sign living will and maintain autonomy over their terminal care, 20.3 percent were either apparently indifferent or unwilling to discuss issue, and 9.4 percent appeared disturbed by their signing of document. (Author/PVV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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