REVIEW QUESTION/OBJECTIVE: The objective of this systematic review is to identify and synthesize the best available qualitative evidence on how substitute decision makers (SDMs) are affected by and experience making decisions at end of life (EOL) for older persons diagnosed with major neurocognitive disorder (major NCD) (dementia). Addressing the objective will provide an understanding of SDMs' experiences of making decisions for older persons diagnosed with major NCD at EOL, in order to tailor supportive education and interventions and potentially decrease inopportune outcomes.Specifically, the review questions are as follows.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2017|
- advance care planning
- end-of-life care
- older person
- substitute decision making and experience