End-of-life planning framework calls for fewer checklists
- Making living wills and health care proxies more useful. Lynn, Joanne; Miles, Steven H.; Olick, Robert; Lewis, Laurie L. // Patient Care;5/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p181
Presents information on how to make health care proxies or advance directives more useful. Statistics on the amount of Americans that have advance directives; Reference to the 1990 enactment of the Patient Self-Determination Act; Requirements of this federal statute; Details on the design of...
- Appendix A. // Complete Guide to Planning Your Estate In Pennsylvania;2009, p242
This section presents the Pennsylvania Advance Health Care Declaration Statutory Form.
- The National POLST Paradigm Initiative, 2nd Edition #178. Citko, Judy; Moss, Alvin H.; Carley, Margaret; Tolle, Susan // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p241
The article focuses on national Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm Program which originated in Oregon in 1991, designed for treatment of seriously ill. It states that POLST Paradigm completed by the health care professionals, aims to provide continuous care for...
- LIGHTER SIDE. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2011, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p6
A cartoon is presented which features a young boy who is showing his father advance directives that he created for his pet goldfish.
- If you can't speak for yourself. // Canadian Nurse;Apr2013, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p6
The article reports that Speak Up campaign initiated by Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association to give an access to the Canadians to the tools and resources needed to create advance care plans, and also states that the campaign is designated as National Advance Care Planning Day in April 16.
- Living wills don't always stop unwanted care. Moore, Amy Slugg // RN;Jul98, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p18
Reports that according to research, advance directives or living wills made out by critically ill seniors do not reduce the amount of money spent on elderly patients. Findings of a study done by researchers from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Comparison of data from the living will...
- We must give children a voice in advance care planning. Taylor, Bridget // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;8/4/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7868, p33
The article discusses over the issue of Advance Care Planning. Advance care planning has become a key component of end of life care, but it involves far more than just conversations about whether or not to resuscitate. The plans focused exclusively on medical interventions, covering decisions...
- Advanced Care Planning Conversations. Mayer, Deborah K. // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Apr2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p117
The author reflects on the difficulty to conduct advanced care planning and end-of-life care discussions and how to lessen the difficulty. The author dedicates the topic to her deceased mother, Joan Glenn, wherein she featured an article regarding the program Closure developed by the Jewish...
- Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care. Wilkes, Lucii // International Journal of Palliative Nursing;Apr2011, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p202
The article reviews the book "Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care," by Keri Thomas and Ben Lobo.