In principle increasing the use of advance directives is important. However, they are not sufficient to address the important concerns of family members of dying patients. We must move from a focus on single interventions, such as the living will, to public policies that use multifaceted interventions to provide competent, coordinated, and compassionate end-of-life care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Jul 20 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine