Nursing and the Patient Self-Determination Act
American Nurses Association: Center for Ethics and Human Rights Communique 1992 Spring; 1(2): 5
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Mezey, Mathy; Mitty, Ethel; Rappaport, Michael; Ramsey, Gloria (1997-01)OBJECTIVE: To examine implementation of the Patient Self Determination Act (PSDA), verbal directives, procedures for determination of resident' decision-making capacity, and role of ethics committees in nursing homes in ...
Assessing Capacity to Participate in Discussions of Advance Directives in Nursing Homes: Findings From a Study of the Patient Self-Determination Act Bradley, Elizabeth; Walker, Leslie; Blechner, Barbara; Wetle, Terrie (1997-01)OBJECTIVE: To better understand the implementation of the Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) in long-term care, with a focus on the informing process as it affects advance directives. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study of ...
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