Promoting advance care planning among community-based older adults: A randomized controlled trial.

@article{Bravo2016PromotingAC,
  title={Promoting advance care planning among community-based older adults: A randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Gina Bravo and Lise Trottier and Marcel Arcand and Anne-Marie Boire-Lavigne and Dani{\`e}le Blanchette and Marie-France Dubois and Maryse Guay and Julie D. Lane and Paule Hottin and Suzanne Bellemare},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2016},
  volume={99 11},
  pages={
          1785-1795
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To test an intervention designed to motivate older adults in documenting their healthcare preferences in advance, and to guide proxies in making hypothetical decisions that match those of the older adult. METHODS The trial involved 235 older adults, of which half were assisted in communicating their wishes to their proxy. Hypothetical vignettes were used at baseline and twice after the intervention to elicit older adults' preferences and assess their proxy's ability to predict them… CONTINUE READING
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