What Do Patients Express as Their Preferences in Advance Directives?
Gross, Mortimer D.
Archives of Internal Medicine 1998 February 23; 158(4): 363- 365
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Gross, Mortimer D. (1998-02-23)BACKGROUND: Since the passage of the Patient Self-Determination Act in 1991, there has been interest in urging patients to execute advance directives (ADs) for medical care. There are not much data, however, as to what the ...
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Barrio-Cantalejo, Inés Maria; Molina-Ruiz, Adoración; Simón-Lorda, Pablo; Cámara-Medina, Carmen; Toral López, Isabel; del Mar Rodríguez del Aguila, Maria; Bailón-Gómez, Rosa Maria (2009-01)The accuracy of proxies when they interpret advance directives or apply substituted decision-making criteria has been called into question. It therefore became important to know if the Andalusian Advance Directive Form ...