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  1. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    You can best protect your treatment wishes by appointing a healthcare agent and preparing a living will. Each offers something the other does not. Have a look at the benefits of combining these approaches here.

  2. Questions and Answers: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and End of Life Decision Making

    There are times when artificial nutrition and hydration is necessary, and times when it can be refused. Learn more here.

  3. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    WebMD explains what advance directives and living wills are.

  4. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Will my advance directives be honored in another state? The answer to this question varies from state to state_ some states do not even address the issue. Find out more here.

  5. Questions and Answers: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and End of Life Decision Making

    Observation of patients indicates that the death process is quite peaceful, and no evidence exists that they are less comfortable or aware of the removal of artificial nutrition and hydration. Learn more here.

  6. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Advance directives give you a voice in decisions about your medical treatment, even if you are unconscious or too ill to communicate. Learn more about advanced directives here.

  7. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Though you may have some form of an advance directive, you can still receive certain types of care, even if you wish to refuse others. Learn more here.

  8. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Gain an understanding of the procedures known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation to aid in your decisions concerning advance directives such as living wills.

  9. Health Care Agents: Appointing One and Being One

    WebMD looks at more questions about appointing an appropriate health care agent and their role in your end_of_life issues.

  10. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Your advance directives become legally valid as soon as you sign them in front of the required witnesses. However, each state establishes its own guidelines for when advance directives become operative. Learn more here.

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