How are decisions made about the use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy for long-term nutritional support?


Objective:We sought to study the process by which decisions to commit individuals to long-term nutritional support via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) are made.Methods:A semistructured questionnaire was administered to surrogates and patients in 73 cases of persons undergoing PEG.Results:Such decisions are often made with inadequate information… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.1999.01522.x


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