Patients or their caregivers if needed can refuse any medical treatment if

Patients or their caregivers if needed can refuse any

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medical treatment. Patients or their caregivers, if needed, can refuse any medical treatment if virtually one is ensuring the death of the patient. During this decision, the medical team is always there to assist patients and their families by making the right medical decisions. Third Question
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CRUZAN VS. DIRECTOR, MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 7 End of life wishes can be challenging for families, the parties that should be involved in advising decisions are physicians, attorneys, medical social worker, primary caregivers, close family, or medical advisor, ( Thorvilson & Copeland, 2018). The euthanasia differs from a simple cessation of treatment because it is the physician's choice to end the patient's life in response to severe, persistent, and untreatable pain and suffering. Where during a simple cessation of treatment is where the physician will allow death to happen without interjecting. Life decisions for those who are without family members to take on the responsibility of making medical decisions should be given to the physician untimely the patient if competent should be asked to make their own. Fourth Question Communication is a crucial element to ensuring the quality of ongoing family and social relationships to end of life patients. Through communication, you can establish patient-family goals, patient-family needs, and maximize patient-family strengths and wellbeing. A palliative care program can work with family-patient issues and help create a healthy atmosphere for all parties involved, ( Zelaya, 2004). Another measure that can be utilized is for the patient to create a will and living will. By doing so, the patient can reduce all the guesswork and firmly communicate his or her wishes. By avoiding the maintenance of these relationships, one is at risk of dying alone and without any support. Relationships are indeed what we are remembered by. People always remember how you treated them and how you made them feel. By maintaining healthy relationships with those around you, people will be more prone to respect your wishes even after you die. You must take the time to embrace the people you love and forgive the people that have wronged you. By doing so, you embrace spiritual freedom and reduce mental stress.
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CRUZAN VS. DIRECTOR, MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 8 The palliative care program provides further assessments to determine spiritual, religious, and existential dimensions of care. Reference C erminara, K. L. (2019). Cruzan's Legacy in Autonomy. SMU Law Review, Forthcoming . Zelaya, A. (2004). Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health. J. Contemp. Legal Issues , 14 , 313. Pearlman, R. (2010). Your Life, Your Choices: Planning for Future Medical Decisions: How to Prepare a Personalized Living Will . DIANE Publishing. Thorvilson, M. J., & Copeland, A. J. (2018). Incompatible with care: examining trisomy 18 medical discourse and families’ counter-discourse for recuperative ethos. Journal of Medical Humanities , 39 (3), 349-360. Way, J., Back, A. L., & Curtis, J. R. (2002). Withdrawing life support and resolution of conflict with families. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 325(7376), 1342–1345.
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