Elderly Persons' Last Six Months of Life: Findings from the Hospitalized Elderly Longitudinal Project
Few studies describe the end of life in very old people.
Jan 1, 2000
Individuals with a terminal illness, and the caregivers in their families, face many challenging questions, and the health care they receive can vary widely. For practitioners and policymakers seeking to better understand end-of-life care concerns, RAND researchers address a range of pertinent topics, including quality of care, costs, patient preferences, pain management, best practices, treatment disparities, and access requirements.