Caregivers influence patients' DNR decisions, study finds

06/4/2013 | CancerNetwork.com

Seriously ill cancer patients who prefer end-of-life comfort care and believe their caregivers do, too, are more likely to have a do-not-resuscitate order, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting. Researcher Kalen Michele Fletcher said physicians should talk with patients and families about end-of-life care "so that patients feel like their goals for comfort care are supported by their family caregivers."

View Full Article in:

CancerNetwork.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Market Access Manager Electrophysiology HEOR (AEP) - 15000003NZ
Abbott
Menlo Park, CA
Sales Manager, Employer Programs
PartnerRe Health