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  1. Implementing advance directives in the primary care setting.

    Article - En anglais

    Background 

    Despite the potential benefits of advance directives, few patients complete them.

    This study examined whether barriers to advance decision makin can be overcome via a combined educational and administrative intervention targeted at physicians.

    Method 

    The subjects consisted of all the internists (n=6) at a primary care physician home care (HC) service and all the internists (n=4) at a primary care nursing home (NH) service.

    Physicians were given a 5-week course on the law relating to advance directives.

    Administrative consent was obtained to permit physicians to spend to additional time with patients to discuss advance directives.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Relation médecin malade, Instruction déclaration, Médecin, Primary Care Patient Request Scale, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician patient relation, Declaration, Physician, Primary Care Patient Request Scale, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0216775

    Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 09/06/1995.