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    People who currently work in a health care setting understand the importance of asking patient's about a living will or advanced directive. However, unless this document is included in a patient's chart, what is the legal standing from the professional nurse's perspective? When does the law concerning a living will or advanced directive overturn or conflict with an ethical opinion in the workplace?

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    People who currently work in a health care setting understand the importance of asking patient's about a living will or advanced directive. However, unless this document is included in a patient's chart, what is the legal standing from the professional nurse's perspective? ...

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    This solution discusses the role of a professional nurse in acquiring patient information regarding a living will.

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