Seriously ill teens, young adults prefer planning their end-of-life care

10/8/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

NIH researchers surveyed 52 16- to 28-year-olds diagnosed with metastatic or recurrent cancer or HIV infection and found that they preferred selecting and recording specific details for their end-of-life care. Researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics that they incorporated the feedback to create Voicing My Choices, a document that gives young people the opportunity to reflect on their life and make choices about their care.

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