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Advance Directives, Do Not Resuscitate Orders, Hospice, Organ Transplantation and Physician Assisted Suicide

  • H. Russell SearightEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ethics book series (BRIEFSETHIC)

Abstract

Advance care planning can take a number of forms including discussions with family members that are not formally documented, similar discussions with one’s physician, and directives for level of care during hospitalization such as do not resuscitate (DNR) orders.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyLake Superior State UniversitySault Sainte MarieUSA

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