SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.30 suppl.3Diez cuestiones inquietantes en cuidados paliativosEl cuidado del paciente terminal índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Articulo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • En proceso de indezaciónCitado por Google
  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO
  • En proceso de indezaciónSimilares en Google

Compartir


Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra

versión impresa ISSN 1137-6627

Resumen

MARTINEZ, K.. The living will. Anales Sis San Navarra [online]. 2007, vol.30, suppl.3, pp.87-102. ISSN 1137-6627.

The importance of decision making that is informed and shared between the patient and the health professional caring for him/her is essential for the quality of care and its results. Living wills are no more than a concrete expression of this reality. Their legal acceptance has meant recognition of respect for the autonomy of patients. However, the laws passed contain some incongruities and the health practice related to these documents suffers from numerous practical and ethical problems on which reflection is invited. The article concludes by recommending the adoption of measures aimed at strengthening the advance planning of health care, a question that requires profound changes in the training of professionals and in the policies of the health institutions.

Palabras clave : Living wills; Prior instructions; Advance planning of health care; Bioethics.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · Español ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo el contenido de esta revista, excepto dónde está identificado, está bajo una Licencia Creative Commons