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Name: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Advance care planning (ACP) provides clarity on goals and preferences for future health-care decisions, the timeliness of which is critical for persons with dementia.
Preoperative advance care planning (ACP) may benefit patients undergoing major surgery.
To improve the healthcare team's comfort and efficacy with end-of-life conversations at a 474-licensed bed community acute care hospital through training on advance care planning (ACP) and advance dir...
Primary care physicians recognize the importance of advance care planning (ACP) conversations and report lack of training and time in the office to start them. Previous efforts have shown that ACP is ...
The balance of care approach is a strategic planning framework that can be used to research the adequacy of care arrangements and the cost implications. It seeks to identify people who are on the mar...
Sometimes people with health conditions become ill suddenly and can no longer speak for themselves and another person (such as a family member) will make health care decisions for them. Th...
Through close engagement with our patient and family member co-investigators, we have developed a video-based advance care planning aid for cancer patients and their family members who are...
Advance care planning among patients with cognitive disorders poses unique challenges to clinicians. To improve planning in patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the resea...
This study compares the effectiveness of two different approaches to advance care planning among older African Americans and older Whites living in the community. The two approaches are a ...
There is an urgent need to increase advance care planning among older adults in order to ensure that patients receive care of the end of life that is consistent with their values and prefe...
Areawide planning for health care institutions on the basis of projected consumer need.
Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
Generating, planning, organizing, and administering medical and nursing care and services for patients.
Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.