Elderly outpatients' understanding of a physician-initiated advance directive discussion.

@article{Moore1994ElderlyOU,
  title={Elderly outpatients' understanding of a physician-initiated advance directive discussion.},
  author={Kathleen A Moore and Joseph H. Danks and Peter H. Ditto and Jennifer Ann Druley and Anne Townsend and William D. Smucker},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={3 12},
  pages={1057-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine elderly outpatients' understanding of advance directives (ADs), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) with and without the benefit of a physician-initiated discussion. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING University-affiliated, community-based, urban family practice residency training program. PATIENTS One hundred patients aged 65 and older, consecutively sampled and randomly assigned to one of two discussion groups… CONTINUE READING

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