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Advance care planning and advance directives

Authors

Karen Detering, MD

Clinical Ethicist, Respiratory Physician

Medical Director, Advance Care Planning Australia

Austin Medical Center, Australia

Maria J Silveira, MD, MA, MPH

Section Editor — Special Sites of Care and Allied Health Professions

Clinician Scientist

Ann Arbor VAMC

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

University of Michigan

Section Editor

Robert M Arnold, MD

Editor-in-Chief — Palliative Care

Section Editor — General Principles of Palliative Care

Chief, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Deputy Editor

Diane MF Savarese, MD

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Oncology and Palliative Care

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity