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 she’s 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 individual’s 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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- Spring '10
- medical care, Cardiac arrest, Attorney for Health Care