Complexities in decision making for persons with disabilities nearing end of life.

@article{Robinson2006ComplexitiesID,
  title={Complexities in decision making for persons with disabilities nearing end of life.},
  author={Ellen M. Robinson and Marion A. Phipps and Ruth Bryant Purtilo and Angelica Tsoumas and Marguerite Hamel-Nardozzi},
  journal={Topics in stroke rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          54-67
        }
}
Good end-of-life care requires that clinicians, families, and ethicists be aware of biases that influence patient cases, particularly in the acute care setting where the aim is primarily cure and return to optimal functional level. Persons with disabilities may pose unique challenges; their potential for quality of life is viewed through the lens of highly functional clinicians who might have a biased view of the disabled person's quality of life. The authors aim to present three categories of… CONTINUE READING
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