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Treatment consistent with POLST orders in nursing facilities

Overall, Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) were consistent with treatment provided to 870 nursing facility residents aged 65 and older, making it a useful tool for ensuring that residents’ treatment preferences are honored according to a study published by The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Read more.

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