Withdrawal or withholding of treatment at the end of life. Results of a nationwide study.

@article{Pijnenborg1995WithdrawalOW,
  title={Withdrawal or withholding of treatment at the end of life. Results of a nationwide study.},
  author={Loes Pijnenborg and Paul J. van der Maas and Jan W. P. F. Kardaun and J. J. Glerum and Johannes Hans J M van Delden and Caspar W. N. Looman},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={155 3},
  pages={286-92}
}
BACKGROUND Decisions to withhold or withdraw treatment (nontreatment decisions) become increasingly important because they have to be made more frequently and more explicitly. This nationwide study provides information on the occurrence and background of these nontreatment decisions. METHODS Three studies were undertaken: interviews with 405 physicians… CONTINUE READING