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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/9822


Title: A Good Death
Authors: Gustafson, David H
Keywords: Guest Editorial
Death
Alzheimer’s Disease
Hospice
Technology
End-of-Life Care
Intensive Care
Issue Date: 14-Mar-2007
Publisher: Gunther Eysenbach; Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto, Canada
Citation: David H Gustafson. A Good Death. J Med Internet Res 2007;9(1):e6 <URL: http://www.jmir.org/2007/1/e6/>
Abstract: [This item is a preserved copy and is not necessarily the most recent version. To view the current item, visit http://www.jmir.org/2007/1/e6/ ] : The Institute of Medicine defines a good death a “one that is free from avoidable death and suffering for patients, families and caregivers in general accordance with the patients’ and families’ wishes.”. The current system creates barriers to reducing the stress and suffering that accompany a patient’s end of life. Data and eHealth technology, if it were more accessible, could help patients, families, and caregivers to cope with end of life issues.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.9.1.e6
http://hdl.handle.net/1807/9822
ISSN: 1438-8871
Rights: © David H Gustafson. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (http://www.jmir.org), 14.03.2007. Except where otherwise noted, articles published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, including full bibliographic details and the URL (see "please cite as" above), and this statement is included.
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