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Unformatted text preview: document assigning an agent to act for an individual in the event of incompetence and take effect instantly. The agency cannot make the decision for the patient unless he or she cannot make the decision. Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order, patient request not to be given CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) if he or shes heart stops or stop breathing. Organ or Tissue Donor, patient has authorized the hospital to remove organs and tissues. Medical suitability for the donation is determined at the time of individuals death. Living Will is a legal document explaining medical treatments or life support treatments he or she wants in case the patient becomes terminally ill....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10