This study assesses associations between measures of aggressive end-of-life care and bereaved family members’ perceptions of the quality of care in Medicare beneficiaries who died of lung or colorectal cancer between 2003 and 2011.
This study uses Medicare death records to compare the intensity of end-of-life care received by physicians, lawyers, and the general US population.
This Viewpoint describes efforts in Canada to explore the complexities of physician-assisted death after a 2015 Canadian Supreme Court ruling against its prohibition.
This Viewpoint discusses the debate over physician-assisted dying and the current turning point in public opinion regarding its support.
This prospective study uses US Census Bureau surveys matched to the National Death Index to compare the location of death for physicians with that of other health professionals, non–health care professionals with similar education levels, and the general population aged 30 to 98 years who died between 1979 and 2011.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness of dexmedetomidine when added to standard care in patients with agitated delirium receiving mechanical ventilation.
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