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  1. Discussion of preferences for life-sustaining care by persons with AIDS : predictors of failure in patient-physician communication.

    Article - En anglais


    To assess the determinants of communication about resuscitation between persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and their physician.

    Design and Setting

    Structured patient interview at a staff-model health maintenance organization (HMO), an internal medicine group practice at a private teaching hospital, and an AIDS clinic at a public hospital.


    289 persons with AIDS.

    Main Results

    Only 38% of patients had discussed their preferences for resuscitation with their physician.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Organisation santé, Homme, Relation médecin malade, Enquête

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Immunopathology, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Public health organization, Human, Physician patient relation, Inquiry

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0504677

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.