The Patient Self-Determination Act: An Early Look at Implementation
Hastings Center Report. 1993 Jan-Feb; 23(1): 16-20.
Three themes have emerged with regard to how facilities implement the PSDA. These are:
Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Communication; Disclosure; Evaluation; Evaluation Studies; Government; Government Regulation; Health; Health Facilities; Health Personnel; Hospitals; Information Dissemination; Legislation; Nurses; Nursing Homes; Patient Admission; Physicians; Regulation; Social Impact;
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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 ...