Male-female patient differences in the association between end-of-life discussions and receipt of intensive care near death.

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BACKGROUND Patient gender plays a significant role in patient-physician communication, patients' understanding of illness, and the aggressiveness of end-of-life (EoL) care. However, little is known about the extent to which gender differences in the effects of EoL discussions on EoL care contribute to gender differences in EoL care. The current study was… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.29417

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