The health care proxy and the living will.
Congress and the President have decreed that beginning December 1, 1991, all hospitals, nursing facilities, hospice programs, and health maintenance organizations that serve Medicare or Medicaid patients must provide all their new adult patients with written information describing the patient's rights under state law to make decisions about medical care, including their right to execute a living will or durable power of atterney1 New forms will be routinely added to the practice of medicine.
Mots-clés Pascal : Droit, Malade, Mort, Homme, Législation, Ethique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Right, Patient, Death, Human, Legislation, Ethics
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0548937
Code Inist : 002B30C. Création : 199406.