Survey: Only some seniors change decisions about end-of-life care

10/28/2008 | Yahoo!

A survey of 818 elderly physicians found those who said they want the least amount of end-of-life medical intervention tended to keep that outlook as their time approached. Seniors who said they wanted aggressive medical care, however, were more likely to change their minds as they aged. Researchers say health care providers need to continue to talk with patients about their preferences as they age.

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