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Unformatted text preview: records as well. Because to the PSDA patients and medical providers will both be made aware of the patient’s wishes should unforeseen life threatening circumstances arise so that any last wishes can be fulfilled. For example a medical professional would be able to know in if a patient who has passes away in an untimely death will want to donate organs or if the patient is considered to be a Do Not Resuscitate(DNR). As a response to the legislation records management procedures should change. Patients should have the ability to choose how they are treated in the case of an emergence as well as have the right to final say in what will happen to his or her body should they pass away. Reference Ascension Health. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.ascensionhealth.org/index.php? option=com_content&view=article&id=188&Itemid=172...
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2012 for the course HCR 210 210 taught by Professor Dont know during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
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