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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Despite use of the term dignity in arguments for and against a patient's self-governance in matters pertaining to death, there is… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Considerations of dignity are often raised in reference to the care of dying patients. However, little research that… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE This study examined the impact of spirituality and religiosity on depressive symptom severity in a sample of terminally… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Terminally ill patients commonly experience substantial pain. Unresolved pain has been cited as evidence that end-of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Physicians who care for terminally ill patients confront a range of complex medical and psychosocial challenges, and treating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE This study compared the performance of four brief screening measures for depression in a group of terminally ill… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide have become prominent medical and social issues. This study investigated the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of symptoms of hunger and thirst in a group of terminally ill patients and determine whether… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Initial research into the significance of spirituality among terminally ill adults was extended. Two hypotheses were examined… (More)
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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… (More)
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