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Old 6 April 2020, 03:50 AM   #5347
JasoninDenver
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Originally Posted by Greenp View Post
Darwinism at it's best. But unfortunately I don't think you would legally be able to withhold medical tx even if they signed a document.
We do it all the time. they are called Advanced Medical Directives and most states allow them to specifically decline advanced life saving treatments such as mechanical ventilation. The only problem is medical staff need to have it in hand or on file before initiating care and that rarely happens in emergency situations.
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