In this article, the authors review developments in technology that can help patients, their loved ones, and healthcare providers engage in more effective advance care planning (ACP). The article begins with a brief description of ACP and its purpose and then discusses various electronically available resources for ACP in the U.S. Finally the authors provide a critical assessment of the achievements, challenges, and future prospects for electronic advance care planning, or "e-planning."

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)376-383.e2
JournalNursing outlook
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Nursing


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