"That's like an act of suicide" patients' attitudes toward deactivation of implantable defibrillators

Alternate title: 
J2 - J Gen Intern Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of general internal medicine
Short title: 
"That's like an act of suicide" patients' attitudes toward deactivation of implantable defibrillators
Authors: 
Goldstein, Nathan E.
Mehta, Davendra
Siddiqui, Saima
Teitelbaum, Ezra
Zeidman, Jessica
Singson, Magdelena
Pe, Elena
Bradley, Elizabeth H.
Morrison, R. Sean
Volume: 
23 Suppl 1
Start page: 
7-12
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 2
Date: 
Jan
Year: 
2008
Accession number: 
18095037
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Serial: 
1525-1497
Type of work: 
M3 - Comparative Study
ID: 
12712
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-007-0239-8
Notes: 
N1 - Goldstein NE Mehta D Siddiqui S Teitelbaum E Zeidman J Singson M Pe E Bradley EH Morrison RS Comment in: Evid Based Nurs. 2008 Jul;11(3):95; PMID: 18583507 Comment in: J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jan;23 Suppl 1:69-72; PMID: 18095048
Key words: 
Adaptation, Psychological
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
*Attitude to Death
Cohort Studies
Decision Making
*Defibrillators, Implantable/px [Psychology]
Female
Focus Groups
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Quality of Life
Risk Assessment
Sex Factors
Stress, Psychological
*Suicide, Attempted
Survival Rate
Terminal Care/mt [Methods]
*Terminal Care/px [Psychology]
*Treatment Refusal/px [Psychology]
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 2: Communicate