Emotional and Philosophical Matters
- Advance directives
- Healthcare proxies
- Living wills
- Do not resuscitate orders
Americans for Better Care of the Dying http://www.abcd-caring.org/
American Hospice Foundation http://www.americanhospice.org/
Center for Healthcare Decisions http://www.chcd.org/
Family Caregiver Alliance http://www.caregiver.org/
National Hospice Foundation http://www.nationalhospicefoundation.org/
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization http://www.NHPCO.org/
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association http://www.chpca.net/
Decisions series. Center for Healthcare Decisions website. Available at: http://www.chcd.org/docs/Dec.pdf. Accessed July 17, 2012.
Hill TE, Ginsburg M, Citko J, Cadogan M. Improving End-of-Life Care in Nursing Facilities: The Community State Partnership to Improve End-of-Life Care-California. J Palliat Med. 2005 Apr;8(2):300-12.
Levy CR, Ely EW, Payne K, Engelberg RA, Patrick DL, Curtis JR.Quality of Dying and Death in Two Medical ICUs: Perceptions of Family and Clinicians. Chest. 2005 May;127(5):1775-83
- Reviewer: Brian Randall, MD
- Review Date: 07/2012 -
- Update Date: 07/17/2012 -
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.