Advance Directives

Advance directives are directions one gives to anyone involved in their healthcare if they should be deemed unable to make decisions for themselves. The biggest problems come when the decisions made by the patient is not accepted by someone close to them or involved with their care.


Answer the two (2) questions below:
Can you think of any circumstance where the desire of a patient should not be followed?
If we assume there are few reasons not to follow the desires of a patient, then why does there seem to be so many problems when it comes to following the wishes of patients?

Last Updated on March 24, 2018

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