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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-03-13T00:02:09-0400
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
All patients admitted to London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) are asked to indicate their preferences for CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and other life-sustaining treatments that nece...
Research has revealed racial disparities in advance care planning and intensity of end-of-life care. Studies of the relationship between advance care planning and sadness and anxiety at the end-of-lif...
Although evidence increasingly demonstrates the effects of advance care planning, the relevant studies are of questionable quality, and lack consensus regarding when and with whom to initiate the conv...
Advance care planning has been shown to improve end-of-life care but it was developed in the USA and most research has been conducted in western communities.
Advance care planning (ACP) is fundamental to guiding medical care at the end of life. Understanding the economic impact of ACP is critical to implementation, but most economic evaluations of ACP focu...
This article describes the development of nurse practitioner (NP) competencies for advance care planning. Nurse practitioners are well positioned to implement advance care planning with their patients...
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.
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)
Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.
A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.
A food service control process involving scheduling of meals in advance.