Comparisons of life images and end-of-life attitudes between the elderly in Taiwan and New Zealand.

@article{Hsin2006ComparisonsOL,
  title={Comparisons of life images and end-of-life attitudes between the elderly in Taiwan and New Zealand.},
  author={Dena Hsin-Chen Hsin and Darryl R. J. Macer},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          198-208
        }
}
Rapid advances in medical technology may in the near future make "natural" aging and old age diseases the main causes of human death in affluent societies (apart from accidents). When dealing with end of life issues, medical sociology will need to focus more on life and death in seniors. Understanding the attitudes of older persons toward life and death is important for both performing end-of-life medical care and in developing end-of-life policies. Descriptive bioethical analysis of attitudes… CONTINUE READING
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