A qualitative study of oncologists' approaches to end-of-life care.

@article{Jackson2008AQS,
  title={A qualitative study of oncologists' approaches to end-of-life care.},
  author={Vicki Ann Jackson and Jennifer Mack and Robin Matsuyama and Mathew D Lakoma and Amy M Sullivan and Robert Michael Arnold and Jane Sutherland Weeks and Susan Dale Block},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          893-906
        }
}
PURPOSE To understand how oncologists provide care at the end of life, the emotions they experience in the provision of this care, and how caring for dying patients may impact job satisfaction and burnout. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS A face-to-face survey and in-depth semistructured interview of 18 academic oncologists who were asked to describe the most recent inpatient death on the medical oncology service. Physicians were asked to describe the details of the patient death, their involvement… CONTINUE READING
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