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Patient values informing medical treatment: a pilot community and advance care planning survey

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Medicine regards the prevention of death as an important priority. Yet patients may have a range of priorities of equal or greater importance. These other priorities are often not discussed or appreciated by treating doctors. Objectives We sought to identify priorities of care for patients attending an advance care planning (ACP) clinic and among the general population, and to identify factors associated with priorities other than prolonging life. Methods W...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjspcare-2016-001177

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Article number:
e23
Publication date:
2017-03-02
Acceptance date:
2016-12-28
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EISSN:
2045-4368
ISSN:
2045-435X8
Language:
English
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pubs:667976
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uuid:cea9a3fc-5e02-43b2-ad06-232bbf723436
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pubs:667976
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2017-03-15

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