Changes in Medical Students’ Attitudes Towards End-of-Life Decisions Across Different Years of Medical Training

@article{MBBS2008ChangesIM,
  title={Changes in Medical Students’ Attitudes Towards End-of-Life Decisions Across Different Years of Medical Training},
  author={Frca Pascale C. Gruber MBBS and Fjficm Charles D. Gomersall MBBS and Fjficm Gavin M. Joynt MBBCN and Anna See-Wing Lee and Pui Yin Grace Tang and Adelina Shuan Young and Nga Yui Florrie Yu and Oi Ting Yu},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={1608-1614}
}
Decisions to forgo life-sustaining medical treatments in terminally ill patients are challenging, but ones that all doctors must face. Few studies have evaluated the impact of medical training on medical students’ attitudes towards end-of-life decisions and none have compared them with an age-matched group of non-medical students. To assess the effect of medical education on medical students’ attitudes towards end-of-life decisions in acutely ill patients. Cross-sectional study. Four hundred… CONTINUE READING
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