Outpatients’ attitudes and understanding regarding living wills

@article{Joos2007OutpatientsAA,
  title={Outpatients’ attitudes and understanding regarding living wills},
  author={Sandra K. Joos and James B. Reuler and John L. Ll.B. Powell and David H. Hickam},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={259-263}
}
Objective: To assess outpatients’ attitudes toward and understanding of a standard living will.Design: Survey using a self-administered questionnaire that patients completed after they had read a sample living will.Setting: General medicine clinic of a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center.Patients: Two hundred fourteen patients (85% of those approached) attending a continuity care clinic appointment. Eighty-seven percent were men; mean age was 60 years.Measurements and main results… Expand
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