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AMDAudi Mobile Device
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AMDACUS (Army Common User System) Modernization Division
AMDAntarctic Master Directory
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AMDAssociation of Millwork Distributors
AMDArt, Media and Design (various universities)
AMDAcid Maltase Deficiency
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AMDAir Movement Device (IBM) aka fan
AMDAhmedabad, India - Ahmedabad (Airport Code)
AMDAutomatic Message Display (Automatic Link Establishment orderwire)
AMDAide Médicale et Développement (French: Medical Aid and Development)
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AMDAssistant Marketing Director
AMDA Modest Destiny (comic)
AMDAerospace Medical Division
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AMDActivity Manpower Document
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AMDAmerica Must Die! (Quake gaming clan)
AMDAcute Macular Degeneration
AMDAircraft Maintenance Department
AMDAmerican Masterpieces: Dance (various organizations)
AMDActivity Manning Document
AMDAnother Man Down (band)
AMDOrder of the Allied Masonic Degrees
AMDAdvanced Mine Detector (US DoD)
AMDAverage Monthly Demand
AMDApplication Maintenance & Development
AMDArmy Medical Directorate (British Army)
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AMDAcceleration Monitoring Device
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AMDAdvanced Messaging Division
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AMDAxiomesiodistal
AMDAdvisory Map Display
AMDAnnalee Mobilitee Dolls, Inc.
AMDArtis Medicinae Doctor (Latin: Doctor of Medicine)
AMDAviation Medical Division
AMDAlpha Activity Median Diameter
AMDAdaptive Multi-User Detection
AMDAsociación de Madres de Desamparados (Association of Mothers of the Forsaken)
AMDAviation Maintenance Department
AMDAsynchronous Multirate Decorrelator
AMDAcquisition Memorandum Decision
AMDAccessoires Mobiles Diffusion (French: Mobile Broadcast Accessories)
AMDAerospace Materials Division (Society of Automotive Engineers)
AMDAdult-Onset Macular Degeneration (vision)
AMDAdministrative Machine Division
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AMDAntiship Missile Defense Instruction/Manual
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In 2014, the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) published "Special Study Center on Palliative and End-of-Life Care," which reinforces that palliative and hospice care is underutilized, often comes close to the time of death instead of proactively, and many persons have no advance medical directive completed prior to entering either type of program.
Even where there is an advance medical directive, statements made by patients in the document do not always comport with their eventual treatment decisions.
This article focuses on the role of the medical-surgical nurse in assisting the patient's understanding of the importance in completing an advance medical directive (AMD).
An advance medical directive provides information on what types of care you want to receive if you are unable to speak for yourself.
(6.) "Virginia Advance Medical Directive", [internet] Virginia Dept of Health; http://www.vdh.virginia.
Malloy et al., "The Influence of Treatment Descriptions on Advance Medical Directive Decisions," Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 40, no.
That act requires every medical facility that receives federal funds -- "and that's almost all of them because of Medicare," she said -- to ask people being admitted whether they have an advance medical directive and, if not, whether they would like one.
In some jurisdictions, a patient's advance medical directive to discontinue ANH may require a specific opt-in or opt-out choice.
That means futile-care protocols that prohibit doctors from treating the unconscious doom these defenseless people to intentionally caused deaths by dehydration -- even if they had previously signed an advance medical directive stating that they would want their lives maintained.
[9.] Timothy Malloy et al.,"The Influence of Treatment Descriptions on Advance Medical Directive Decisions," Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 40 (1992): 1255-60; Dennis J.
This task is simplified if the patient's treatment preferences are documented in an advance medical directive or through discussion with a physician.
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