Study: More cancer patients decline CPR after seeing video

12/13/2012 | Reuters

About 20% of terminal cancer patients who watched a short video on CPR said they wanted the aggressive treatment at the end of life, compared with 48% who were just told about what happens during the procedure, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Susan Gaeta at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center commented that videos are good but need to be part of a wider discussion about patients' goals and values.

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