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advance directive

Saltos de línea: ad|vance dir¦ect|ive

Definición de advance directive en inglés:

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A living will which gives durable power of attorney to a surrogate decision-maker, remaining in effect during the incompetency of the person making it.
Example sentences
  • Other issues that need to be addressed with patients and caregivers include advance directives, the living will and the durable power of attorney.
  • Even when patients have completed an advance directive and durable power of attorney, decisions at the end of life can be difficult.
  • Most Americans do not complete advance directives, such as durable powers of attorney or living wills.

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