Research associated with End-of-life decision making


The potential impact of decision role and patient age on end-of-life treatment decision making.
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Lacey HP, Fagerlin A. Journal of Medical Ethics 2008;34(5):327-31.

Context changes choices: A prospective study of the effects of hospitalization on life-sustaining treatment preferences
Ditto PH, Danks JH, Smucker WD, Jacobson JA, Fagerlin A. Medical Decision Making 2006;26:313-322.

Peer mentoring: A culturally sensitive approach to end-of-life planning for chronic dialysis patients.
Brown S, Smith DM, Kelly G, Swartz J, Swartz R, Perry E. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2005;46:111-119.

Enough: The failure of the living will.
Fagerlin A, Schneider CE. Hastings Center Report 2004;34:30-42.

Stability of older adults' preferences for life-sustaining medical treatment.
Fagerlin A, Coppola KM, Danks JH, Ditto PH, Gready RM, Houts RM, Jacobson JA, Smucker WD. Health Psychology 2003;22:605-615.

The use of advance directives in end-of-life decision making: problems and possibilities.
Fagerlin A, Ditto PH, Hawkins NA, Schneider CE, Smucker WD. American Behavioral Scientist 2002;46:268-283.

Older adults' attitudes toward death: links to perceptions of health and concerns about end-of-life issues.
Fagerlin A, Bookwala J, Coppola KM, Danks JH, Ditto PH, Lockhart LK, Smucker WD. Omega 2001;43:331-347.

Projection in surrogate decisions about life-sustaining medical treatments.
Fagerlin A, Danks JH, Ditto PH, Houts RM, Smucker WD. Health Psychology 2001;20:166-175.

Modal preferences predict elderly patients' life-sustaining treatment choices as well as patients' chosen surrogates do.
Fagerlin A, Coppola KM, Danks JH, Ditto PH, Houts RM, Smucker WD. Medical Decision Making 2000;20:271-280.