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  • 1. Advance Care Planning
  • 2. Communicating Bad News
  • 3. Whole Patient Assessment
  • 4. Pain Management
  • 5. Assisted Suicide Debate
  • 6. Anxiety, Delirium
  • 7. Goals of Care
  • 8. Sudden Illness
  • 9. Medical Futility
  • 10. Common Symptoms
  • 11. Withholding Treatment
  • 12. Last Hours of Living
  • 13. Cultural Issues
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  • 15. Legal Issues
  • 16. Social and Psychological
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    Recommended Literature

    Lidz CW, Appelbaum PS, Meisel A. Two models of implementing informed consent. Arch Intern Med. 1988;148:1385-1389.

    Meisel A, Kuczewski M. Legal and ethical myths about informed consent. Arch Intern Med. 1996;156:2521-2526.

    Vachon MLS. Emotional Problems in Palliative Medicine: Patient, Family, and Professional. In Doyle D, Hanks GW, MacDonald N, eds. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1993:735-758.

    Wu WC, Pearlman RA. Consent in medical decision making: the role of communication. J Gen Intern Med. 1988;3:9-14.

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