Advance care planning

Merlane, Helen and Armstrong, Leonie (2020) Advance care planning. British Journal of Nursing, 29 (2). pp. 96-97. ISSN 0966-0461

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2020.29.2.96

Abstract

The article provides an overview of advance care planning (ACP), discusses why ACP is important, highlights the barriers to having conversations and discusses the role of the nurse in supporting patients with ACP. It highlights the importance of open and honest conversations with patients regarding their future care; and mentions that conversations about a patient's health and future care are part of the remit of all health professionals.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2020 11:54
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2020 08:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/42519

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