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In New Hampshire, we have an "advance directive" that consists of two separate documents: a durable power of attorney for health care and a living will.
As an example, when the Nevada Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care form is analyzed for Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level, the result is 12.
It also suggests that the time spent to craft a living will and appoint a durable power of attorney for health care can be worthwhile.
CASE FACTS: On August 5, 2003, Mary, King signed a durable power of attorney for health care (POA) appointing Gwen Daniel as her attorney for health care decisions.
a bioethicist, recently stated that in the last few years the Mercy Health System in Philadelphia has been confronted with more and more "elderly and homeless persons who have no family or durable power of attorney for health care and have medical conditions that require mechanical ventilation, artificial nutrition, and hydration by percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (a procedure wherein a tube is introduced into the stomach), intravenous antibiotics, various medications, and other similar treatments.
There are different kinds, such as the living will and the durable power of attorney for health care.
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care/Health Care Proxy A durable power of attorney for health care (which is also sometimes called a "health care proxy") empowers another person to make medical decisions about your care in the event you become unable to make these decisions for yourself.
Harrison, including legal issues, such as durable power of attorney for health care.