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Advance Directives

"Advance Directives" 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.

Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Advance Directives" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Advance Directives" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 175 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2010
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