Advance Directives

Known as: Advance directive, Directive, Advance, Directives, Advance 
A legal document that states the treatment or care a person wishes to receive or not receive if he or she becomes unable to make medical decisions… (More)
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1984-2018
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Advance directives promise patients a say in their future care but actually have had little effect. Many experts blame problems… (More)
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2004
2004
Advance directives have not fulfilled their promise of facilitating decisions about end-of-life care for incompetent patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Although advance directives are commonly used in the community, little is known about the effects of their systematic… (More)
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2000
2000
Adolescents and their families are sometimes touched by circumstances that force them to have to make difficult "end-of-life… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Physicians can increase the rate of completion of advance directive forms by discussing directives with their patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Traditional academic assumptions about advance care planning (ACP) include the following: (1) the purpose of ACP is… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND Although advance medical directives, such as living wills and durable powers of attorney for health care, are by… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND To determine the relative impact of five proposed barriers to physician usage of advance directives with the aim of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE The Cruzan case and the Patient Self-Determination Act will encourage patients to specify in advance which life… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND The use of advance directives is recommended so that people can determine the medical care they will receive when they… (More)
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