Advance Medical Directives
JAMA. 1990 May 2; 263(17): 2365-2367.
The American Medical Association's Board of Trustees recently issued a report on advance medical directives,
Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Communication; Competence; Consent; Decision Making; Evaluation; Legal Aspects; Living Wills; Medical Records; Organizational Policies; Organizations; Patient Care; Patient Participation; Physicians; Professional Organizations; Records; Right to Die; Risks and Benefits; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment; Wills;
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Advance Directives on Admission: Clinical Implications and Analysis of the Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990 La Puma, John; Orentlicher, David; Moss, Robert J. (1991-07-17)To encourage patients to complete advance directives, Congress enacted the Patient Self-Determination Act...last October. The Act takes effect on December 1, 1991, and requires hospitals, nursing homes, and hospices to ...