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Older persons' opinions about life-sustaining procedures in the face of dementia.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of family medicine
Publication Date
Volume
8
Issue
5
Pages
421–425
Identifiers
PMID: 10500515
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Most surveyed individuals did not desire life-sustaining treatments with any degree of dementia, and the proportion of individuals not desiring such treatments increased with the projected severity of dementia. These findings indicate a need for including dementia in advance directives planning.

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