Timothy E. Quill, MD; Robert M. Arnold, MD; Frederic Platt, MD
Acknowledgments: The authors thank the American Academy on Physician and Patient and the Bayer Institute for Health Care Communication. Both organizations have helped the authors to develop their skills in counseling patients and in teaching the physicians these skills.
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Current Author Addresses: Dr. Quill: University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 601 Rochester, NY 14642
Dr. Arnold: Montefiore University Hospital, 200 Lothrop Street, Suite W932, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582.
Dr. Platt: 1901 East 20th Avenue, Denver, CO 80205.
Quill TE, Arnold RM, Platt F. “I Wish Things Were Different”: Expressing Wishes in Response to Loss, Futility, and Unrealistic Hopes. Ann Intern Med. ;135:551–555. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-7-200110020-00022
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(7):551-555.
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