PALLIATIVE CARE BY THE SURGEON Decision Making in Palliative Surgery

@inproceedings{McCahill2002PALLIATIVECB,
  title={PALLIATIVE CARE BY THE SURGEON Decision Making in Palliative Surgery},
  author={Laurence E. McCahill and Robert S. Krouse and David Z. J. Chu and Gloria Juarez and Gwen C. Uman and Betty Ferrell and Lawrence David Wagman},
  year={2002}
}
BACKGROUND: Palliative surgery for advanced cancer patients involves complex decision making. Surgeons with a cancer-focused practice were surveyed to determine the extent to which palliative surgery was currently practiced, to identify ethical dilemmas and barriers they faced in performing palliative surgery, and to evaluate their treatment choices in four… CONTINUE READING