Many individuals believe that when they sign Advance Directive and Health Care Surrogate forms, they have taken care of their future medical preferences. In fact, many medical, institutional, and practical obstacles can affect the impact of these documents, based on religious objections, denials of patients’ rights to refuse medical care, and lack of knowledge of how decisions impact a patient’s quality of life. Learn how you can help your clients address these issues and how to advise clients seeking autonomy as they face end-of-life issues.
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Janis Landis, Final Exit Network