Year: 1999 Source: Research Activities, v.225, (April 1999), p.8 SIEC No: 20041120

This document summarizes the findings of a study by J Weissman et al., regarding the attitudes of AIDS patients towards end-of-life treatment. The researchers found that about one-fourth of AIDS patients change their minds about life-sustaining care over a 4 month period, based on changes in physical functioning, pain, or thoughts of suicide.