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Terminally Ill

Known as: Ill, Terminally, ill terminally 
Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Objectives: (1) To determine informal caregivers perceptions about place of care and place of death; and (2) to identify… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
End-of-life care strives to honor terminally ill patients’ preferences regarding the way of dying. Scholars defined one domain of… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Physicians who care for terminally ill patients confront a range of complex medical and psychosocial challenges, and treating… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Serious illness has an adverse effect on patients, family, and friends. Previous studies have demonstrated that caregivers of… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
To determine the epidemiology of dyspnea in terminal cancer patients, we examined data from the National Hospice Study, which… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The purpose of this study was to compare terminally ill with healthy adults for differences in religiousness; sense of well-being… 
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Nineteen patients believed to be in the terminal stages of cancer were evaluated for signs of delirium. Six patients improved; 13…