Event Title

The Final Stages of Your Life: Why Having an Advanced Directive is Important

Description

A way to control how a person ends their life is to have an advanced directive. A directive focuses on one’s values, quality of life and beliefs about end of life situations. This legal document allows individuals to specify what health care actions happen when they can no longer speak for themselves.

Document Type

Report

Start Date

26-3-2018 12:00 AM

End Date

26-3-2018 12:00 AM

Genre/Form

articles

Contributing Repository

Klipsun Magazine

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Terminal care--Planning; Advanced directives (Medical care)

Type

Text

Comments

This is an article in Klipsun Magazine, an award-winning student magazine of Western Washington University.

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

Keywords

Healthcare, Advance care planning, Death

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The Final Stages of Your Life: Why Having an Advanced Directive is Important

A way to control how a person ends their life is to have an advanced directive. A directive focuses on one’s values, quality of life and beliefs about end of life situations. This legal document allows individuals to specify what health care actions happen when they can no longer speak for themselves.