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05/13/2013 01:23 pm ET

Doctors' Words Influence End-of-Life Decisions Made By Patients' Families

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Making the decision to approve heroic measures to save a loved one’s life can be fraught with emotion, so anxious family members tend to turn to the doctor for guidance, according to the first study to analyze the role that doctors’ language plays in end-of-life decisions.

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