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Choices about cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the hospital. When do physicians talk with patients?

The New England Journal of Medicine

Apr 26, 1984

S E Bedell, T L Delbanco

Abstract

We studied the extent to which 82 private physicians and 75 house officers talked with hospitalized patients or their families (or both) about whether they would desire cardiopulmonary resuscitation if it became necessary. During the period of study (1981), 154 patients were resuscitate...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Hospital Bed Capacity,300 to 499
Patient Participation
Physician-Patient Relations
Physicians
Resuscitation Procedure
Attitude
Staff Attitude
Physicians, Junior
Cardiopulmonary
Hospitalized Patients
25
Paper Details
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Choices about cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the hospital. When do physicians talk with patients?

The New England Journal of Medicine

Apr 26, 1984

S E Bedell, T L Delbanco

PMID: 6708990

DOI: 10.1056/nejm198404263101706

Abstract

We studied the extent to which 82 private physicians and 75 house officers talked with hospitalized patients or their families (or both) about whether they would desire cardiopulmonary resuscitation if it became necessary. During the period of study (1981), 154 patients were resuscitate...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Hospital Bed Capacity,300 to 499
Patient Participation
Physician-Patient Relations
Physicians
Resuscitation Procedure
Attitude
Staff Attitude
Physicians, Junior
Cardiopulmonary
Hospitalized Patients
25
Paper Details
References
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