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Seeking Self-Determination in the Patient Self-Determination Act

By Charles P. Sabatino & Vicki Gottlich

Medical decision making concerning life-sustaining treatment becomes considerably more complicated when patients become incompetent. The authors of this article discuss how the requirements of the Patient Self-Determination Act could have a profound effect on the way competent adults plan for critical health care decisions and possible incompetency.

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