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Articles

Bricker L, Lambing A, Markey C. “Enhancing Communication for End-of-Life Care: An Electronic Advance Directive.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(3): 511-519, 2003.
(Henry Ford Health System)

Cohen LM, McCue J, Germain M, Woods A. “Denying the Dying: Advance Directives and
Dialysis Discontinuation.” Psychosomatics, 38: 27-34, 1997.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Cohen LM, Woods A, McCue J. “The Challenge of Advance Directives and ESRD.” Dialysis & Transplantation, 20: 593-594, 1991.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Ogle KS, Bricker LJ, Lambing AY, Green DD, Winn B, Mishkin D. “Completing a Life: An Interactive Multimedia Resource for Educating and Empowering Patients and Families at the End-of-Life.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5(1):197, 2002.
(Henry Ford Health System)

Rabow MW and Schanche K. “Advance Care Planning: More Talk, Less Medicine.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 16(S1): 59, 2001.
(University of California – San Francisco)

Rabow MW, Dibble, SL, Pantilat, SJ, McPhee SJ. “A Controlled Trial of Outpatient End-of-Life Care: Advance Care Planning.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17(S1):174, 2002.
(University of California – San Francisco)

Weisbord SD, Carmody SS, Bruns FJ, Rotondi AJ, Cohen LM, Zeidel ML, Arnold RM. “Symptom Burden, Quality-of-Life, and Advance Care Planning in Highly Comorbid Hemodialysis Patients: Is There a Role for Palliative Care?” Nephrol Dialysis Transplant, 18: 1345-1352, 2003.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Winn B, “Completing a Life – A Resource for Taking Charge, Finding Comfort & Reaching Closure.” Professional Interaction Design Portfolios, April, 2002.
(Henry Ford Health System)


Audiovisuals
On Our Own Terms Video - A Bill Moyers PBS Special, a videotape. KQED-TV, San Francisco. September 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital/Balm of Gilead)

 

News Coverage
“Unlikely Guide to End-of-Life Decisions: Computer Eases Way.” Cutter J. The New York Times, September 4, 2001.
(Henry Ford Health System)

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.