Decision Aid Summary

Title Advance Care Planning: Should I have artificial hydration and nutrition?
Audience Individuals considering artificial hydration and nutrition if or when they are no longer able to take food or fluids by mouth.
Options included Choose to have artificial hydration and nutrition.
Choose not to have artificial hydration and nutrition.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition End of Life Issues
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.