Defining limits in care of terminally ill patients

BMJ. 2007 Feb 3;334(7587):239-41. doi: 10.1136/bmj.39048.475046.68.


Despite what they might say, people at the end of life rarely want everything or nothing. Ursula Braun and colleagues explain how to understand and meet their needs

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Death
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Health Planning
  • Humans
  • Needs Assessment
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient Discharge
  • Physician's Role
  • Terminal Care / standards*
  • Terminally Ill*