Perceptions of the importance of advance care planning during the COVID-19 pandemic among older adults living with HIV
February 28, 2021
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Public messaging for serious illness care in the age of coronavirus disease – cutting through misconceptions, mixed feelings and distrust

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33635137/

Our findings can be summarized in three observations. First, misunderstanding of ACP, PC, and hospice is wide ranging and deep. Second, COVID-19 evokes its own brand of confusion and ambivalence that is distinct from other serious illnesses. And third, distrust of the health care system has become the new normal.