Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care
Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo
OUP Oxford, 2011 - Medical - 305 pages
Advance Care Planning is an essential part of the new NHS National Programme on End of Life Care, aiming to improve the chances of 'a good death' by discussing and planning how this might be managed. This book helps readers explore a wide range of issues and practicalities in providing Advance Care Planning (ACP) for their patients nearing the end of life. Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care takes a comprehensive look at the subject of ACP, frames the purpose, process and outcomes and includes contributions from experts from around the world. It is an invaluable resource for all clinicians involved in Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care, and will also be of interest to GPs and those working in care/nursing homes and PCTs.
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