Translation of living will in Spanish:

living will

testamento vital, n.


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    testamento vital masculine
    • You have to write a living will while you are healthy and able to make your own decisions.
    • Opponents of such living wills could condemn these documents as suicidally motivated refusals of medical treatment.
    • As nurses, we need to be knowledgeable about the legal implications of advance directives, living wills, health care agent, and conservator of person.
    • Documents relating to a living will and advanced directives should be reviewed.
    • The audit focuses on preventive services, including cancer screening, immunizations, and living wills.
    • They extended this concern to issues of malpractice in regards to living wills and organ donations.
    • The moral of the story is that living wills and powers of attorney for healthcare are important to have even if you're young.
    • This study aimed to determine the knowledge of elderly inpatients in the United Kingdom on living wills and their healthcare choices should they write such a will.
    • Assuming responsibility for care coordination is especially important at the end of life with the increased emphasis on advance directives and living wills.
    • This has led critics to regard advance directives as living wills.
    • The case highlights the agonizing medical decisions that living wills were meant to avoid.
    • Your loved one may have left a clear guide to end-of-life choices, such as a living will or an advance directive.
    • Although written living wills were helpful, they were insufficient.
    • Generally, absent a living will or other advance directive, a spouse assumes decision making power if someone becomes incapacitated.
    • It turns out that the crash team, on arrival at the ward, had been told that I had written a living will and apparently did not want to be resuscitated.
    • After this event the patient had written a living will to ensure that no such confusion would occur in her case.
    • Medical experts say a living will is important because it erases guesswork for families if a loved one becomes seriously ill.
    • Other issues that need to be addressed with patients and caregivers include advance directives, the living will and the durable power of attorney.
    • Do you have a living will or a durable power of attorney for health care, sometimes called an advanced directive?
    • It is imperative to discuss a living will and advance directives with patients who have terminal cirrhosis.