You could be reading the full-text of this article now if you...

If you have access to this article through your institution,
you can view this article in

When communication fails: Resolving end-of-life impasses

Davenport, Lisa Z. MSHS, PA-C; Schopp, Georgeanne MS, LMFT

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000444733.31916.2b
Case Report

ABSTRACT: Various protocols and advance directives can prepare physician assistants for difficult conversations with patients about end-of-life care. This case scenario explores the roles and influences that complicated one patient's care and how the situation was resolved.

Author Information

Lisa Z. Davenport is an assistant professor at South University in Savannah, Ga. Georgeanne Schopp is a marriage and family therapist in private practice in Savannah, Ga., and Hilton Head, S.C., and a guest lecturer in the South University PA program. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2014 American Academy of Physician Assistants.

You currently do not have access to this article.

You may need to:

Note: If your society membership provides for full-access to this article, you may need to login on your society’s web site first.