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Difficult but necessary conversations — the case for advance care planning

Med J Aust 2013; 199 (10): 662-666. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10158

Summary

  • Ian A Scott1
  • Geoffrey K Mitchell2
  • Elizabeth J Reymond3
  • Michael P Daly3

  • 1 Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 3 Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Brisbane, QLD.


Acknowledgements: 

Ian Scott and Geoffrey Mitchell are chief investigators of the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Research Excellence in Quality and Safety in Integrated Primary/Secondary Care, which sponsored their work (NHMRC grant 1001157).

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.

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