Elderly patients get unnecessary end-of-life treatments
from HealthDay News via Psychiatry Advisor
Patients dying in old age often receive unnecessary end-of-life medical treatments in hospitals, according to research published online June 27 in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care. The new research involved a large analysis of 38 studies done in 10 countries during the past 20 years. The review included 1.2 million doctors, patients, and their relatives.
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