Advance Care Planning in palliative care: a systematic literature review of the contextual factors influencing its uptake 2008-2012.

@article{Lovell2014AdvanceCP,
  title={Advance Care Planning in palliative care: a systematic literature review of the contextual factors influencing its uptake 2008-2012.},
  author={Allison Lovell and Patsy Yates},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={1026-35}
}
BACKGROUND Advance Care Planning is an iterative process of discussion, decision-making and documentation about end-of-life care. Advance Care Planning is highly relevant in palliative care due to intersecting clinical needs. To enhance the implementation of Advance Care Planning, the contextual factors influencing its uptake need to be better understood. AIM To identify the contextual factors influencing the uptake of Advance Care Planning in palliative care as published between January 2008… CONTINUE READING