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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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Considerations of dignity are often raised in reference to the care of dying patients. However, little research that… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE This study examined the impact of spirituality and religiosity on depressive symptom severity in a sample of terminally… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • S. Block
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 11899460
Physicians who care for terminally ill patients confront a range of complex medical and psychosocial challenges, and treating… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract Although accurate prediction of survival is essential for palliative care, few clinical methods of determining how long… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This study investigated the mediational hypothesis of hopelessness in predicting suicidal ideation in a group of 196 patients… Expand
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… Expand
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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… Expand
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… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
  • P. Reed
  • Research in nursing & health
  • 1987
  • Corpus ID: 32337265
Initial research into the significance of spirituality among terminally ill adults was extended. Two hypotheses were examined… Expand