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medical power of attorney

see durable power of attorney for health care.

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

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

Advance Directives Overview

... is allowed depends on the medical provider and ... The types of advance health
care directives vary based on ... will and the durable power of attorney ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/document/acsd-007368.pdf

Money Concerns and Legal Issues

... either company benefits or the Family and Medical ... for health care (also called
a health care power of attorney ... as consent for the health care team to ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/document/acsd-007355.pdf

Who besides the patient is allowed to 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-who-is-allowed-to-consent

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

Circle of Life: Cancer Education and Wellness for American ...

... Decide what you want, such as a living will, durable power of attorney for
health care, and/or other advance health care instructions. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/document/acsd-007374.pdf

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