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African American Heart Failure Patients’ Perspective on Palliative Care in the Outpatient Setting
Background: Heart failure (HF) is a progressive, incurable, complex disease that limits both the physical and psychosocial qualities of life (Francis, Sonnenblick, Wilson Tang, & Poole-Wilson, 2008; Goldstein & Lynn, 2006). ...
Implementation of a POLST Pilot Project
The number of aging persons in the United States is rapidly rising, as is the number of persons with chronic and terminal illnesses. Discussions regarding advance care planning are imperative to ensure that one's wishes ...