A directive to physicians is also known as a “Living Will.” This is a statement of your wishes regarding life-sustaining medical intervention. This is used in the event you are unable to communicate and have become terminally ill, or suffering from an irreversible condition.
Having a directive to physicians is the only way to have a say as to whether you want life support.
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