Family members' informal roles in end-of-life decision making in adult intensive care units.

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BACKGROUND To support the process of effective family decision making, it is important to recognize and understand informal roles that various family members may play in the end-of-life decision-making process. OBJECTIVE To describe some informal roles consistently enacted by family members involved in the process of end-of-life decision making in… (More)
DOI: 10.4037/ajcc2012520

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@article{Quinn2012FamilyMI, title={Family members' informal roles in end-of-life decision making in adult intensive care units.}, author={Jill Quinn and Madeline H. Schmitt and Judith Gedney Baggs and Sally A. Norton and Mary T Dombeck and Craig R. Sellers}, journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses}, year={2012}, volume={21 1}, pages={43-51} }