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Using POLST to ensure patients' treatment preferences

Buck, Harleah G. PhD, RN, CHPN; Fahlberg, Beth PhD, MN, BS, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000443322.11726.91

Using POLST to ensure that patients' end-of-life treatment preferences are honored

Harleah G. Buck, a board-certified hospice and palliative care nurse, is currently an assistant professor at the School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. She was formerly a nurse at The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast in Largo, Fla. Beth Fahlberg is a clinical associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.

Issues in palliative and end-of-life care

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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