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End-of-Life Decision Making (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Henry Farkas, MD, Medical Director, VNA of Maryland/Northern Chesapeake Hospice; Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Union Hospital of Cecil County.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James S Cohen, MD, Consulting Staff, James Cohen, PC.

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Family Caregiver Alliance. End-of-Life Decision-Making. End-of-Life Decision-Making.

Limerick M. Communicating with surrogate decision-makers in end-of-life situations: substitutive descriptive language for the healthcare provider. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. Nov-Dec 2002;19(6):376-80.

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