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Dementia and personhood: implications for advance directives

01 June 2003

Nursing Older People


Advance directives, also known as living wills, allow competent individuals to make their wishes known with regard to the provision of medical treatment should they...

Mental health nurses’ perspectives on psychiatric advance directives

09 April 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Background Psychiatric advance directives (PADs) are written statements that allow people with mental illness to state their treatment preferences and exercise...

Health literacy: a study of internet-based information on advance directives

28 November 2017

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

Aim The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality and value of web-based information on advance directives. Internet-based information on advance directives was...

Advance care planning in progressive neurological conditions

21 January 2015

Nursing Standard


Advance care planning in progressive neurological conditions is an essential part of care, allowing individuals to make decisions and record their wishes regarding...