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Making medical decisions for an incompetent older adult when both a proxy and an advance directive are available: which is more likely to reflect the older adult’s preferences?

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  • Gina Bravo Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, CanadaResearch Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Modou Sene Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marcel Arcand Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, CanadaDepartment of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Gina Bravo, Research Centre on Aging, University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 4C4, Canada; Gina.Bravo{at}USherbrooke.ca
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Bravo G, Sene M, Arcand M
Making medical decisions for an incompetent older adult when both a proxy and an advance directive are available: which is more likely to reflect the older adult’s preferences?

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  • Received February 10, 2017
  • Revised December 17, 2017
  • Accepted February 19, 2018
  • First published March 9, 2018.

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