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Advance Directives (cont.)


The best place for information on advance directives is to start with your family doctor. Your doctor is able to discuss your medical condition, treatment options, and procedures, as well as outline what would happen in certain situations. Your doctor should also be able to supply you with the necessary paperwork to properly complete an advance directive.

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American Board of Surgery


Goodman, J., and P. Hartzband. "Advance directives are the beginning of care, not the end." ACP Internist 32.7 July/August 2012.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/27/2015

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