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medical power of attorney

see durable power of attorney for health care.

Types of advance directives

... by a flat electroencephalogram (EEG) and certain medical signs. ... Durable power
of attorney for health care / health care power of attorney. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/advancedirectives/advance-directives-types-of-advance-health-care-directives

Advance Directives

... this issue by allowing 911 emergency medical service (EMS ... as a living will,
durable power of attorney ... and/or other advance health care instructions. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002016-pdf.pdf

Legal issues

... A durable power of attorney for health care has ... cases, such as consent for
the health care team to ... Last Medical Review: 03/05/2014 Last Revised ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/caregivers/caregiving/whatyouneedtoknow/what-you-need-to-know-as-a-cancer-caregiver-legal-issues2

Frequently asked questions

... a medical power of attorney along with a living will or 5 Wishes form (see
“Can I have both a living will and a power of attorney for health care?”). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/advancedirectives/advance-directives-faqs

How to set up an advance directive so that it works when you ...

... such as a living will, durable power of attorney ... in a while, talk to your health
care proxy about ... Last Medical Review: 05/31/2013 Last Revised: 05/31 ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/advancedirectives/advance-directives-setting-up-a-good-adv-health-care-directive

Advance Directives

... Here we review general information about different advance health care
directives, like health care power of attorney, living wills, do-not-resuscitate ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/advancedirectives/index

Advance directives

... A durable power of attorney for health care (or DPOA) can also be called a
medical power of attorney, a health care proxy, or an appointment of a ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/nearingtheendoflife/nearingtheendoflife/nearing-the-end-of-life-adv-dir

What are the legal requirements of informed consent?

... care (also called a health care power of attorney). ... legally responsible for making
medical decisions on ... For more on health care powers of attorney ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/informedconsent/informed-consent-legal-requirements-of-consent

Advance Directives

... Here we review general information about different advance health care
directives, like health care power of attorney, living wills, do-not-resuscitate ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/advancedirectives/

Advance Directives

... Here we review general information about different advance health care
directives, like health care power of attorney, living wills, do-not-resuscitate ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/understandingfinancialandlegalmatters/advancedirectives/advance-directives-toc