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    Advance Directives and Non-Maleficence

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    Describe advance directives and explain how they support the principle of nonmaleficence.

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    Advanced directives are attempts to limit, withdraw, or withhold treatment. Some ethical support for advance directives are: they support the right to refuse treatment, they honor individual autonomy, they promote individual decision making, and they tend to reduce family conflict. (1)

    Advance directives are also legal documents that allow you to spell out your decision about your medical care ...

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    Advanced directives are attempts to limit, withdraw, or withhold treatment. Some ethical support for advance directives include: the right to refuse treatment, honouring of individual autonomy, promoting individual decision making, and their tendency to reduce family conflict.

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