Findings from SUPPORT and HELP

An Introduction

Published in: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, v. 48, no. 5, suppl., May 2001, p. S1-S5

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2000

by Russell S. Phillips, Mary Beth Hamel, Kenneth E. Covinsky, Joanne Lynn

Introduction to a supplement to the journal issue that focuses on findings from the Study to Understand Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatment (SUPPORT) and its companion stuffy, the Hospitalized Elderly Longitudinal Project (HELP). The authors provide a summary of the history and accomplishments of this study and an overview of the articles in this supplement.

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