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Define the following advance directives: living wills; durable powers of attorney; "Five Wishes". Which of the available advance directives (living wills; durable powers of attorney; "Five Wishes") seems to you most desirable for situations in which you might be unable to participate in decision making about your medical treatment? Why? (300 words please!)

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Overview on various forms of Advanced Directives such as living wills, durable powers of attorney, and Five Wishes.

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Death Directive

Living Will: A living will is a legal document a person uses to make his or her wishes about medical and life prolonging treatments. Living wills focus more so on life prolonging treatments. In a living will a person states what treatments they do or do not want given to them in case of terminal illness. These are only in effective when a ...

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