Advance Care Planning at London Health Sciences Centre

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Implementing Advance Care Planning Conversation Tools in Family Practice

This study evaluates the use of advance care planning conversation tools with patients attending their family doctor's office. Patients complete tools about their values and wishes, and a ...

Reducing Disparities in the Quality of Advance Care Planning for Older Adults

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 ...

Evaluation of an Advance Care Planning Activity: Feasibility Testing for a Randomized Controlled Trial

The overarching goal of this project is to facilitate engagement of individuals in effective advance care planning (ACP). Our specific objective is to conduct a randomized, controlled tria...

RCT of Advance Care Planning in Primary Care

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...

Development of a Community Engagement Activity for Advance Care Planning

This study will determine the feasibility of using an end-of-life conversation game (called "My Gift of Grace") as a community engagement activity series to help caregivers, patients with ...

PubMed Articles [15769 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Using routinely collected data to ascertain concordance with advance care planning preferences.

One of the key outcomes of Advance Care Planning (ACP) is whether patients had received care that was consistent with their expressed goals and preferences.

Interventions Guiding Advance Care Planning Conversations: A Systematic Review.

Advance care planning (ACP) is a communicative process of defining preferences for future medical care. Conversation guides support professionals to conduct ACP conversations, yet insight into essenti...

Components of the Advance Care Planning Process in the Nursing Home Setting.

The purposes of this study were to describe the advance care planning process for nursing home residents and identify common concerns regarding advance care planning. We conducted a content analysis o...

Advanced Care Planning for Persons With Dementia in Primary Care: Attitudes and Barriers Among Health-Care Professionals.

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.

Concordance between Proxy Level of Care Preference and Advance Directives among Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial.

Care consistent with goals is the desired outcome of advance care planning (ACP).

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.

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)

Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)

Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)

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