Respecting Choices

Published Research Involving Respecting Choices®

Small pilot study supporting the appropriateness of engaging adolescents with chronic or life-limiting illnesses in pediatric advance care planning (pACP). A randomized controlled trial was conducted at 6 US urban hospitals where adolescent/family member dyads were randomized to receive the 3-session FAmily-CEntered Advance Care Planning (FACE) pACP intervention or active comparator. Enrollees consisted of 53% of eligible participants with 97 adolescent/family dyads. Satisfaction Questionnaires were administered at each session. Conclusion: FACE enabled worthwhile conversations, while simultaneously eliciting.

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