"I'm sitting here by myself ...": experiences of patients with serious illness at an Urban Public Hospital.


OBJECTIVE To describe experiences of serious illness including concerns, preferences, and perspectives on improving end-of-life (EOL) care in underserved inpatients. METHODS Qualitative analysis of 1-hour interviews with inpatients at a public hospital whose physician "would not be surprised" by the patient's death or intensive care unit (ICU) admission… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2009.0352


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