Brief report: Identifying a proxy for health care as part of routine medical inquiry

  • Lipkin K
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Abstract

Physician-initiated advance care planning is desirable, effective, and routinely indicated for competent adult patients, but doctors are often reluctant to begin the necessary conversations.

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  • Advance care planning
  • Advance directives
  • Decision making
  • Physician-patient relations
  • Proxy

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  • K. Michael Lipkin

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