Decisions at the end of life made by relatives of institutionalized patients with dementia.

@article{SarabiaCobo2016DecisionsAT,
  title={Decisions at the end of life made by relatives of institutionalized patients with dementia.},
  author={Carmen Mar{\'i}a Sarabia-Cobo and Victoria K. Perez and Pablo de Lorena and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Cabrejas N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Esther Gal{\'a}n Dom{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={
          e6-e10
        }
}
BACKGROUND The wishes and preferences of patients with dementia should inform the decisions made about their future care. However, the decision-making that occurs at the end of life is a difficult experience for the families of patients. With regard to decision-making in the terminal stages, few studies have explored the experiences and feelings of caregivers of persons with dementia who are institutionalized. AIM To describe the processes of decision-making used by families regarding… CONTINUE READING
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