also called Living Wills or Durable Power of
CoxHealth is committed to serving our patients to the best of our ability.
This is a resource that can guide you through the process of creating
an Advance Directive or Durable Power of Attorney for you and your loved
"Advance Directive" is a general term used in this brochure
to apply to both the Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Choices
and the Health Care Choices Directive. It is a term also frequently used
to refer to "living wills."
An advance directive is a document which communicates your health care
treatment preferences in case a situation develops where you are physically
or mentally unable to communicate.
Advance Directives Booklet (English
This booklet was developed and written by the members of the Community
Alliance for Compassionate Care at the End of Life as a public service.
It is not intended to provide legal or medical advice. The booklet may
be used as a resource if you choose to consult with legal or other professionals.
You will need Adobe Reader to open this PDF file. If you do not have
Adobe Reader on your computer, click on the icon below to download it
from the Adobe web site for free.
El Folleto anticipado de Directivas
(La versión española)
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