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photo The Right to Decide
By Peter Walsh
New World Media Alliance

The Patient Self-Determination Act challenges health workers to develop more effective ways to communicate with patients about their preferences. This video features a series of outstanding interviews in which physicians explore their patient's hopes, fears, and goals regarding end-of-life care and the use of life-supporting therapies. They offer healthcare professionals an invaluable model for discussions about Advance Directives.

43 minutes
© 1991
Purchase $149 DVD
Order No. QA-121

Reviews
"Excellent. There is nothing available quite like this. The very natural conversations and clarity of the patients' views will be very helpful in reassuring physicians who fear initiating end of life discussions." Joanne Lynne, MD, George Washington University Medical Center

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National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

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Caring at the End of Life — with related study films: This three-part series deals with end-of-life care and decision making in the hospital, through profiles of several severely ill patients and the staff who deal with them.

Grave Words: Blends humor, music and insight in an entertaining primer for physicians and other healthcare providers who need to talk with patients about end-of-life decisions.


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