Advance care planning in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation.

@article{Joffe2007AdvanceCP,
  title={Advance care planning in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation.},
  author={Steven Joffe and Michelle Marie Mello and E. Francis Cook and Stephanie J Lee},
  journal={Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={65-73}
}
Few data are available on the prevalence of advance care planning (ACP) in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). We surveyed adult patients pre-HCT to ascertain completion of various elements of ACP. We also reviewed medical records for documentation of discussions regarding ACP and for the presence of written advance directives. Evaluable surveys were returned by 155 of 335 patients (46%) who underwent HCT during the study period; we obtained permission for medical… CONTINUE READING
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