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The Movement to Improve End-of-Life Health Care Planning

November 7, 2018

A nationwide movement has been underway since the late 1990s to improve end-of-life health care planning by individuals.  While Advance Directives including Living Wills and Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders (DNRs) have been widely used to address future decisions regarding life support, pain relief and the administration of nutrition and fluids, they do not capture a patient’s preferred …

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