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Quality of Death - Bibliography of Related Works

NOTE: Some listings include a link to a related Promoting Excellence demonstration project.


Andresen E, Nanda U, Toce S. “Research on the Quality of Death of Children.” Mapi Research Institute: Quality of Life Newsletter, 28: January, 2002.
(SMM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital)

Cohen LM, McCue J, Germain M, Kjellstrand C. “Dialysis Discontinuation: A
“ Good” Death?” Archives of Internal Medicine, 155: 42-47, 1995.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Cohen LM, Germain M, Poppel DM, Pekow PS, Woods A, Kjellstrand CM. “Dying Well After Discontinuing the Life-Support Treatment of Dialysis.” Archives of Internal Medicine, 160: 2513-2518, 2000.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Cohen LM, Poppel DM, Cohen GM, Reiter GS. “A Very Good Death: Measuring Quality of Dying in End-Stage Renal Disease.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 4: 167-172, 2001.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Winn B, “Completing a Life – A Resource for Taking Charge, Finding Comfort & Reaching Closure.” Professional Interaction Design Portfolios, April 2002.
(Henry Ford Health System)

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.