End-of-life treatment preferences among older adults: a nurse practitioner initiated intervention.

@article{Resnick2002EndoflifeTP,
  title={End-of-life treatment preferences among older adults: a nurse practitioner initiated intervention.},
  author={Barbara Resnick and Caryn Scheinberg Andrews},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={517-22}
}
PURPOSE To explore end-of-life treatment preferences (ELTP) among older adults and to test the impact of a nurse practitioner (NP) initiated intervention to facilitate the completion of ELTPs. DATA SOURCES A descriptive study including 135 older adults living in a continuing care retirement community. CONCLUSIONS The findings in this study suggest that… CONTINUE READING