TITLE

We did `too much' for this patient. Good for us!

AUTHOR(S)
Egerton, John
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Medical Economics;12/14/98, Vol. 75 Issue 24, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses to what extent doctors in the United States should care for patients who are going to die anyway. Author's experience with the patient named Lola; Dilemma between managed care and patient care; Economic aspects of medicine; Concerns over present-day doctors' obsession with outcomes.
ACCESSION #
1386583

 

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