Associations between Race and Dementia Status and the Quality of End-of-Life Care

@inproceedings{LuthElizabeth2018AssociationsBR,
  title={Associations between Race and Dementia Status and the Quality of End-of-Life Care},
  author={A LuthElizabeth and G PrigersonHolly},
  year={2018}
}
Abstract Background: Non-Hispanic black and dementia patients receive more invasive and futile treatment at end of life (EOL) relative to others. Little is known about the relationship between race/ethnicity, dementia, and EOL care quality. Objective: Identify the relationship between race/ethnicity, dementia, and proxy reporters' evaluation of EOL care quality in older adults. Design: Latent class analysis (LCA) of national survey data. Setting: 1588 deceased Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and… CONTINUE READING