Dignity in end-of-life care: results of a national survey of U.S. physicians.


CONTEXT Debates persist about the relevance of "dignity" as an ethical concept in U.S. health care, especially in end-of-life care. OBJECTIVES To describe the attitudes and beliefs regarding the usefulness and meaning of the concept of dignity and to examine judgments about a clinical scenario in which dignity might be relevant. METHODS Two thousand… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.09.020


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