Variable Details:

Source:

Gauthier, Donna M., and Robin D. Froman (2001), "Preferences for Care Near the End of Life: Scale Development and Validation ", Research in Nursing and health, 24, 298-306 .
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Variable



Definition:



Item(s):

  • I want health care providers to make all decisions about my care.
  • Health care providers know what is best for me at this time, and I want them to make all decisions about my care.
  • I want my doctor(s) to make all my health care decisions for me.
  • Health care providers, because they are experts, should have the final word in decisions about my care.


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