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AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE WHITE PAPER A17 SUBJECT: A Practitioner’s Guide to Advance Care Planning Discussions in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting INTRODUCED BY: Ethics subcommittee and Advance Care...
August 14, 2017
The 90-year-old woman in the San Diego-area nursing home was quite clear, said Dr. Karl Steinberg. She didn’t want aggressive measures to prolong her life. If her heart stopped, she didn’t want CPR. But when Steinberg, a palliative care physician,...
This is Domain II of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain II,...
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1. Introduction Many residents of nursing facilities and other long-term care settings are cognitively impaired and thus may be incapable of making decisions about their medical care. Clinicians providing care for these residents must rely on...