The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Walker E, McMahan R, Barnes D, et al. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018;55:256-264.
This study found that electronic health record documentation of patients' preferences for advance care planning was incomplete. Only half of participants had documented preferences available, and the documentation was often difficult to locate and interpret. The authors conclude that electronic health records should be designed to better capture patients' preferences.