The purpose of this randomised trial is to evaluate the efficacy of a decision support intervention for serious illness decisions (the Plan Well Guide decision aid; www.PlanWellguide.com) in increasing the engagement of substitute decision-makers (SDMs) in the patient’s advance care planning process (ie, ‘ACP engagement’), specifically the SDM’s confidence and readiness for the role in the future.

October 7, 2019
The purpose of this randomised trial is to evaluate the efficacy of a decision support intervention for serious illness decisions (the Plan Well Guide decision aid; […]
October 7, 2019
Earlier end‐of‐life communication is critical for people with heart failure given the uncertainty and high‐risk of mortality in illness. Despite this, end‐of‐life communication is uncommon in […]
October 7, 2019
Companies are springing up nationwide offering products and services to support advance care planning, signaling that a new industry is joining forces with health care to […]
September 30, 2019
It’s one of the most difficult conversations a doctor will have with a patient: whether and when to turn off the life-saving device that has kept […]