June 1, 2010

Making Medical Decisions for Someone Else

Sooner or later, most of us will be called upon to make medical decisions for someone else, either because we have been appointed as agent or proxy under a Health Care Advance Directive, or appointed as a guardian by a court, or we just happen to be the closest family or friend at the bedside when difficult decisions need to be made. In whatever way you fall into the job, you are, or will likely be, a health care proxy.

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