January 12, 2012
The term living will … is a bit out-of-date. These days, medical professionals and lawyers prefer calling these legal documents Advance Directives. An AD stipulates the type of medical care a person wants to receive in extreme, end-of-life circumstances. Based on a set of hypothetical situations, how should doctors proceed? Prolong life at the risk of terrible pain or offer palliative and pain reducing therapy when death is imminent?
Read the full article in Obit Magazine