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This guide is intended to help paediatricians and other clinicians approach advance care planning by offering ways of framing the discussion and examples of phrases that can be used.
Thinking ahead policy: Planning care for children with life-limiting conditions
This is a companion document for the Victorian Government policy, Advance care planning: have the conversation; A strategy for Victorian health services 2014–2018.
It discusses the ethical and practical aspects of advance care planning in the paediatric setting and provides an approach to decision making.
Thinking ahead framework: Planning care for children with life-limiting conditions
This framework provides a progressive approach to advance care planning discussions, a series of suggested clinical triggers, illustrative case examples and documents for capturing discussions and decisions.
Thinking ahead discussion guide: Planning care for children with life-limiting conditions
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