- Patterns of functional decline at the end of lifeJune R Lunney
Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
JAMA 289:2387-92. 2003..Clinicians have observed various patterns of functional decline at the end of life, but few empirical data have tested these patterns in large populations...
- Profiles of older medicare decedentsJune R Lunney
RAND Center to Improve Care of the Dying, 1200 South Hayes Street, MSC 6352, Arlington, VA 22202 5050, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1108-12. 2002..To evaluate the usefulness of a clinical scheme to classify older decedents to better understand the issues associated with healthcare use and costs in the last year of life...