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Guidelines for the Decision-Making Process

Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, and Susan M. Wolf

in The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: Revised and Expanded Second Edition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199974566
eISBN:
9780199333332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974566.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This section describes a decision-making process that is grounded in the goals described in Part One. All of these goals are relevant to any treatment decision presented to patients (or their ... More


Communication training to achieve shared treatment decisions

David W Kissane

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Many decisions in oncology and palliative care involve difficult choices about a range of potential benefits alongside burdens. As the ethos of care provision shifts from a paternalistic model to a ... More


Psychological Dimensions of Decision-Making about Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life

Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, and Susan M. Wolf

in The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: Revised and Expanded Second Edition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199974566
eISBN:
9780199333332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974566.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Professionals who care for patients and support surrogates facing decisions about life-sustaining treatment and about care near the end of life should have some knowledge of the ways in which ... More


Advance decisions to refuse treatment and the impact of wider legislation

Ben Lobo

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides insight into practice and legislative changes that relates to advance decisions to refuse treatment and advance care planning (ACP) for end of life. It sets this in the context ... More


An introduction to advance care planning: practice at the frontline

Anjali Mullick and Jonathan Martin

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance care planning (ACP) is a process of formal decision-making that aims to help patients establish decisions about future care that take effect when they lose capacity. In our experience, ... More


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