Why hospital patients do and do not execute an advance directive

Mathy D. Mezey, Robert Leitman, Ethel L. Mitty, Melissa M. Bottrell, Gloria C. Ramsey

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Abstract

Level of education was found to be the most important factor differentiating between patients who did and did not execute an advance directive in a study in which the extent to which race, education, language spoken, and income are associated with reasons for executing or not executing a directive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-171
Number of pages7
JournalNursing outlook
Volume48
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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