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June 25, 2005
Japanese doctors likelier than US counterparts to involve patients' families in decisions
Medical residents in Japan are more likely to involve patients' families in end-of-life decision making -- and to favor informing family members over the patients first -- than their United States counterparts, who prefer dealing directly with the patient, according to a new study conducted by Dr. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to