What is in an advance directive?
Moreover, what is an example of an advance directive?
A breathing machine, CPR, and artificial nutrition and hydration are examples of life-sustaining treatments. Living will—An advance directive that tells what medical treatment a person does or doesn't want if he/she is not able to make his/her wishes known.
Secondly, what are the three types of advance directives? Types of Advance Directives
- The living will.
- Durable power of attorney for health care/Medical power of attorney.
- POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)
- Do not resuscitate (DNR) orders.
- Organ and tissue donation.
Thereof, what should be included in an advance directive?
Medical devices to aid breathing (ventilator)
What does it mean to have an advance directive?
An advance directive is a document by which a person makes provision for health care decisions in the event that, in the future, he/she becomes unable to make those decisions.