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Kaylen TatumMedical Law & BioethicsUnit 4 AssignmentUnit 4 Assignment1.Advance directives are legally binding statements created by a patient to help that personmake wishes known about end-of-life issues.-(DNR) orders:do not resuscitate order, informs healthcare professionals that a patientdoes not want extreme measures taken to save his or her life during cardiac arrest.-Living will: is a legal document that indicates whether a patient wants to be placed onlife-prolonging machines (also known as life support) should he or she be unable tocommunicate personal preferences.-Power of Attorney: is a written document that legally allows someone to make decisionson your behalf, financial or health-related.-Uniform Anatomical Gift Act:passed in 1968, allows anyone 18 years of age or older todonate body parts for the purpose of transplantation after his or her death.
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English-language films,Do not resuscitate,Angela Carder