The impact of serious illness on patients'families.
- To examine the impact of illnes on the families of seriously ill adults and to determine the correlates of adverse economic impact.
- Data were collected during the Study to Understant Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatment (SUPPORT), a prospective cohort study of outcomes, preferences, and decision making in seriously ill hospitalized adults and their families.
- Five tertiary care hospitals in the United States.
- The 2661 seriously ill patients in nine diagnostic categories who survived their index hospitalization and were discharged home wer eligible for this analysis.
Mots-clés Pascal : Malade, Gravité, Etude impact, Milieu familial, Homme, Analyse statistique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Patient, Gravity, Impact study, Family environment, Human, Statistical analysis
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0176029
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.