Proposal of Advance Care Planning Support System

  • Satomi YamamotoEmail author
  • Takashi Yoshino
  • Chigusa Kita
  • Misa Takeshima
  • Takashi Kato
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9172)


In terminal care, patients may not receive the treatment they want because they cannot express their will. We found that the “Advance Directive” and the “Living Will” are useful for determining the treatment in terminal care. However, patients being unable to respond to changes due to self-choices and share these self-choices when using a conventional format are some problems that remain. We propose an advance care planning support system that enhances the possibility of performing self-choices, collecting data about end-of-life care, confirming self-choices, and sharing the information with others using social networks.


Terminal care Advance care planning Quality of death 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satomi Yamamoto
    • 1
    Email author
  • Takashi Yoshino
    • 1
  • Chigusa Kita
    • 2
  • Misa Takeshima
    • 2
  • Takashi Kato
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Systems EngineeringWakayama UniversityWakayamaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of InformaticsKansai UniversityOsakaJapan

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