Advance care planning

A version of this post first appeared at https://www.seniorly.com/. Last week I wrote about understanding individuals’ wishes as a means of providing culturally sensitive palliative care.  That assumes the individual in question knows their wishes and can communicate them or has someone who can communicate for them. Advance care planning is one way to increase …

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Four Little Questions

What is your understanding of the situation and its potential outcomes? What are your fears and what are your hopes? What are the trade-offs you are willing to make and not willing to make? What is the course of action that best serves this understanding? Could these four little questions – that appear and reappear …

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