Advance Directives: Obstacles in Preparing for the Worst
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne 2011 Jan 11; 183(1): E39-40
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Jones, Adrienne L; Moss, Abigail J; Harris-Kojetin, Lauren D (2011-01)An advance directive (AD) allows a patient to communicate health care preferences in the event that he or she is no longer able to make these decisions. Many view advance care planning (ACP)?a process that includes discussing ...
Regional Variation in the Association Between Advance Directives and End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures Nicholas, Lauren Hersch; Langa, Kenneth M; Iwashyna, Theodore J; Weir, David R (2011-10-05)It is unclear if advance directives (living wills) are associated with end-of-life expenditures and treatments.