Advance directives emerged in the 1960s with the goal of empowering people to exert control over their future medical decisions. However, it has become apparent, over recent years, that advance directives do not sufficiently capture the temporal and relational aspects of planning treatment and care.

January 7, 2019
Advance directives emerged in the 1960s with the goal of empowering people to exert control over their future medical decisions. However, it has become apparent, over […]
December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018
This article reports findings on the usability and staff use of 5 condition- specific pamphlets of high prevalence in long-term care (LTC): dementia, heart failure, chronic […]
December 31, 2018
This study aimed to identify the type of ethical issues and level of associated distress experienced by nurses providing palliative care in nursing homes in the […]