[Implementation of a procedure for nominating a health care surrogate].

Soins. Gerontologie

PubMedID: 23301311

Dumont M, Moulias S, Todeschi A, Welter Y, Bertrand E, Teillet L. [Implementation of a procedure for nominating a health care surrogate]. Soins Gerontol. 2013;(98):37-40.
A procedure for the systematic nomination of a health care surrogate was put in place following a multi-disciplinary approach within an acute care geriatric unit at Ambroise-Paré hospital in Boulogne-Billancourt. Its originality lies in the way the whole team, on the initiative of a doctor, prepared the procedure, implemented it and assessed it. A review.