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POLST sweeps the nation

Robley, Lois R. RN, PhD

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000343230.17320.ac
Department: Nursing Ethics
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As an antidote to the difficulties encountered with advance directives, a relatively new and simple tool—the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment—has been devised to augment advance directives.

Lois R. Robley is professor of nursing at WellStar School of Nursing, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.