Generally, advance health care directives
are legal documents by
It should reassure clients who, in the course of preparing an advance health care directive
, are asked to make prejudgments about a lot of remote contingencies that they find difficult or painful even to contemplate.
First, we ask whether Ronald or Patricia have executed an advance health care directive
or designated a surrogate decision-maker.
Even if your client has a durable power of attorney for health care, he or she still may need to have a living will and/or an advance health care directive
Living trust, will, advance health care directive
, durable power of attorney for property management
No published surveys assess physicians' knowledge about advance health care directive
legislation in their own states, but Youngner et al (15) demonstrated significant health care professional confusion about legal definitions of brain death.