Barriers to conversations about deactivation of implantable defibrillators in seriously ill patients: results of a nationwide survey comparing cardiology specialists to primary care physicians

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jul 21;54(4):371-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.04.030.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Letter
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Cardiology*
  • Decision Making
  • Defibrillators, Implantable*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Physicians, Family*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Terminal Care
  • Withholding Treatment*