Published September 1, 2006
by Addicus Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||102|
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Excerpted from Dr. Mirarchi's Book: "Understanding Your Living Will" Even though living wills are developed to alleviate pain and suffering for patients and families, they have inherent dangers. Your healthcare proxy can make medical decisions based on your general wishes for things not addressed in your living will, and can go to court for you if necessary. They can choose to switch medical providers if it is in your best interest, and make sure that your health care providers understand your . What Is a Living Will? A living will is a legal document that tells others what your personal choices are about end-of-life medical treatment. It lays out the procedures or medications you want—or don’t want—to prolong your life if you can’t talk with the doctors yourself. When you finish writing your living will, talk with your family and healthcare providers about it. This will help everyone understand your wishes. Keep a card in your wallet or purse that says you have a living will. Keep the original and make copies of your living will. Keep your living will original document in a safe place that is easy to find.
Understanding your living will: what you need to know before a medical emergency. [Ferdinando L Mirarchi] -- Debunking common misconceptions about living wills, this manual addresses all aspects of properly preparing this important legal document. Here are my top 20 books that will change your life. Read them to shape your thinking and improve your lifestyle. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. I recommend this book to everyone who has dreams of living an adventure. Because life is an adventure. It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. Mindset by Carol Dweck. A Living Will, as with a standard Will, is a legal document and must be signed in the presence of witnesses and notarized. The importance of having a Living Will is that it clarifies to family and healthcare professionals which treatments you do and do not want if you are unable to speak for yourself. FAVORIT BOOK Understanding Your Living Will: What You Need to Know Before a Medical Emergency Fred.