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.
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
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0216775
Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 09/06/1995.