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Type: Journal article
Title: Advance care directives for people with spinal cord injury: A neglected need
Author: Marshall, R.
Citation: Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 2008; 13(3):45-52
Publisher: Thomas Land Publishers, Inc.
Issue Date: 2008
ISSN: 1082-0744
Statement of
Ruth Marshall
Abstract: Advance care directives are rarely used by people with chronic spinal cord injury, but they could be used more often to protect not only against unwanted treatments but to ensure that desired treatment occurs, particularly as there may be differing perceptions regarding quality of life between the patient and those providing acute care.
Keywords: advance care directives
quality of life
spinal cord injury
DOI: 10.1310/sci1303-45
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Orthopaedics and Trauma publications

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