ASCO: DNR Completion at End of Life Influenced by Perception of Caregiver Support

CHICAGO—Results of a new study indicated that patients with terminal cancer are more likely to have completed a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order when they prefer—and believe that their caregiver prefers—comfort at the end of life. Thisstudy, which examined how family caregivers influence cancer patients’ advance care planning, was presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)... Read more

 
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