Exposure to death is associated with positive attitudes and higher knowledge about end-of-life care in graduating medical students.

@article{Anderson2008ExposureTD,
  title={Exposure to death is associated with positive attitudes and higher knowledge about end-of-life care in graduating medical students.},
  author={Wendy G. Anderson and Jillian E Williams and James E. Bost and David Barnard},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 9},
  pages={1227-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between exposure to death and attitudes and knowledge about end-of-life care in graduating medical students. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS Survey of students graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine between 2001 and 2006. Students reported their personal experience with death and their exposure to death and dying patients during medical school. They rated their agreement, on a 4-point Likert scale, with 8 attitude items that were… CONTINUE READING

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