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Planning for uncertainty [electronic resource] : living wills and other advance directives for you and your family / David John Doukas, William Reichel.

Author/Creator:
Doukas, David John.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (168 p.)
Edition:
2nd ed.
Series:
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Johns Hopkins Press health book
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Subjects:
Right to die -- United States.
Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Power of attorney -- United States.
Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: WHAT EVERY PERSON NEEDS TO KNOW; 1 WHAT THE PATIENT SELF-DETERMINATION ACT MEANS TO YOU; 2 WHEN IS TREATMENT BENEFICIAL AND WHEN IS IT NOT BENEFICIAL?; 3 HOW ETHICAL PRINCIPLES AFFECT HEALTH CARE DECISIONS; 4 THE VALUE OF VALUES; 5 HOW ADVANCE DIRECTIVES WORK; 6 THE VALUES HISTORY: DEFINING YOUR HEALTH CARE VALUES; 7 YOU, YOUR FAMILY, AND HEALTH CARE DECISIONS: CHOOSING A PROXY; 8 SIGNING ADVANCE DIRECTIVES; Appendix; Links to Advance Directive Forms by State; Other Useful Links; My Advance Directives for Future Medical Treatment
The Values HistoryAdvance Directive in Brief Card; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Reichel, William, 1937-
ISBN:
0-8018-9207-4
1-4356-9267-5
OCLC:
923193124