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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

Lauren Nicholas

Nicholas says advance directives help ensure preferred EOL care in all localities (online forum)

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Does Fresno Mean Feeding Tube? How To Figure Out If You Live In a Place With Good End-of-Life Care" - Zocalo Public Square. 09/27/2012.

Lauren Nicholas says that, despite variation across the U.S. in normative end-of-life care practices, individuals can help ensure their EOL wishes are met by "preparing an advance directive and discussing treatment preferences with family members, friends, or physicians."

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Lauren Nicholas

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