References

  1. Sessums LL, Zembrzuska H, Jackson JL. Does this patient have medical decision-making capacity? JAMA. 2011;306(4):420-427.
  2. Page K, Guzman J, Mills WL, et al. (2018). Assessment of the Capacity to Live Independently Handout. (VHA EES Assessment of Decision Making Capacity Handout Series). Washington DC: VHA Employee Education System.

Issue

Topic

Clinical Practice, Geriatrics/Palliative Care, SGIM

Author Descriptions

Dr. Binder (elise.binder@va.gov) is a geriatrician and the site director of geriatric medicine at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and affiliate associate professor of internal medicine at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Brown (Nam-Ha.Brown4@va.gov) is a geriatrician and the geriatric evaluation director at the Cincinnati VAMC and volunteer assistant professor at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Jindal (shivani.jindal@va.gov) is a hospitalist geriatrician and director of transition of care at the Cincinnati VAMC.

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