Advance directive, POLST, Advance Health Care Directive
The Advance Directive and Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatments (POLST) are both important tools for documenting your wishes for care. They are each designed to accomplish specific goals - it is important to understand who they are intended for and what they do!
Northwest Life Passages Coalition, "Handout: Everyone Needs an Advance Directive! Not Everyone Needs a POLST!" (2019). Northwest Life Passages Coalition Documents. 13.
Whatcom County (Wash.)
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