TITLE

Living wills

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne; Moulton, Donalee
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/14/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 4, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a policy related to living wills of patients being implemented by the district health authority in Nova Scotia. The policy reportedly requires every patient admitted to a hospital be asked if he had any advance directives and whether he would like to have more information in that regard. It is stated that the policy intends to ensure that all patients know what a living will is and how to use it. It is reported that the policy is in its second year of making and does not advocate for or against living wills.
ACCESSION #
26582888

 

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