When Any Answer Is a Good Answer: A Mandated-Choice Model for Advance Directives

@article{Appel2010WhenAA,
  title={When Any Answer Is a Good Answer: A Mandated-Choice Model for Advance Directives},
  author={Jacob M. Appel},
  journal={Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={417 - 421}
}
  • J. Appel
  • Published 28 May 2010
  • Medicine
  • Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
Approximately one in three American adults has executed a living will or healthcare declaration stating personal preferences regarding medical treatment in the event that he or she becomes terminally ill and unable to communicate. This figure stands in striking contrast to the 90% of Americans who, when asked, express specific wishes regarding their choice of care under such circumstances. Congress attempted to increase the number of Americans with advance directives when it passed the Patient… Expand
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EL DEBATE EN TORNO A LA VALIDEZ DE LAS DIRECTIVAS ANTICIPADAS EN SALUD
Advance directives (also called "living wills") are documents signed by a competent individual providing directives as to the permission to apply or to reject medical treatments in the event that theExpand
El dEbatE En torno a la validEz dE las dirEctivas anticipadas En salud THE DEBATE ON THE VALIDITY OF ADVANCE DIRECTIVES FOR HEALTH O DEBATE SOBRE A VALIDADE DAS DIRETRIZES ANTECIPADAS EM SAÚDE
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