"Advance Care Planning" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Advance Care Planning".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Advance Care Planning".
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