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Issues Identified by Steinhauser et al as Important at the End of Life

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Steinhauser et al identified issues that are considered important when a person is at the end of life. These factors may be ranked differently by patient, family members, health care providers and other people involved as to their importance. The authors are from Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University, and the University of Chicago.

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