Advance directives and power of attorney for health care in the oldest-old – results of the AgeQualiDe study

Abstract

BACKGROUND Completion of advance directives (ADs) and power of attorney (POA) documents may protect a person's autonomy in future health care situations when the individual lacks decisional capacity. As such situations become naturally much more common in old age, we specifically aimed at providing information on (i) the frequency of ADs/POA in oldest-old… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12877-017-0482-8

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