Monday, August 13, 2012

TPOPP Moving Ahead

TPOPP is an acronym for Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences. The Center for Practical Bioethics is working with a number of institutions to incorporate this program for their patients.
This article in the St. Louis Beacon provides an overview.

Robert Joiner
St. Louis Beacon
August 7, 2012

Kansas City area providers are putting into practice what they have learned about the forms and end-of-life conversations with the elderly. The Center for Practical Bioethics will later do an evaluation to determine whether the medical service, ranging from all to none, mirrored the wishes that the patients expressed on the end-of-life form.



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