Year: 2000 Source: American Behavioral Scientist, v.46, no.2, (October 2002), p.204-219 SIEC No: 20050010

This article seeks to familiarize providers with some of the ways that culture can influence end-of-life care & decisions, including physician-assisted suicide. The authors focus on the individual characteristics shown to be important in the literature: age, ethnicity, & gender. The article includes a summary of guidelines for making end-of-life care more culturally sensitive. (71 refs)