These directives called "prehospital medical care directives" or "do not resuscitate orders" are designed for people whose poor health gives them little chance of benefiting from CPR.
In addition to this advance directive, Texas law provides for two other types of directives that can be important during a serious illness. These are the Medical Power of Attorney and the Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate Order.
Health Care Advance Directives The Patient's Right to Decide Every competent adult has the right to make decisions concerning his or her own health, including the right to choose or refuse medical treatment.
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Advance Directives Definition Ethical Issues Links Suggested Reading Facts and Statistics Definition: What are Advance Directives? Advance directives are written healthcare wishes that tell people what you want if you are unable to speak for yourself due to illness or injury.
Page 1 of 14 Revised February 2008 Maine Health Care Advance Directive Form You may use this form now to tell your physician and others what medical care you want to receive if you become too sick in the future to tell them what you want.
Making Health Care Decisions in North Dakota: A Summary of North Dakota Law Regarding Health Care Directives Published by: North Dakota Department of Human Services Aging Services Division Carol K. Olson, Executive Director 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325 Bismarck, ND 58505-0250 www.nd.gov ...
not have these directives, but it is better if such planning has been done. Persons with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, who need the specialized services provided in a
2 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 March 1999 Revised May 2004 _____ ADVANCE DIRECTIVES YOUR RIGHT TO DECIDE _____ The purpose of this brochure is to inform you ...
7 No limitation on the use of other advance directives forms Using this form of advance directive for health care is completely optional. Other forms of advance directives for health care that substantially comply with this form may be used in Georgia.