The hospital also saw vital changes in several areas related to AHCDs, including increased awareness of the problem by hospital leadership and the desire obtain further AHCD education by nurses.
At the study hospital, there was a "recognized problem" with AHCD education.
Nurses "specifically and repeatedly" addressed the need for more AHCD education.
Research shows that, while most adults want their wishes for end-of-life care response, only about one-third have completed AHCDs.
AHCD has a diacritical pronunciation system of the sort familiar to users of American dictionaries.
AHCD too has more than minimal biographical information, although not as ample.
OACD includes notes at the taboo terms nigger and fuck, where AHCD simply has appropriate labels.
With 1,672 pages of A-Z text for OACD and 1,597 (on lightweight paper) for AHCD, the former comes in as a thicker, heavier book.
Any dictionary will miss some new items; neither AHCD or OACD, for example, has identity theft.