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Advance Directive

Definition

A signed document providing a person’s directions regarding medical treatment and appointing another person to make medical decisions on his or her behalf in the event that he or she is incapacitated or otherwise unable to make decisions regarding medical care. An advance directive is also known as a living will.

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