What If I Am Unable To Sign This Form?

If you are an incompetent adult and have an advocate, your advocate may execute a Do Not Resuscitate Order on your behalf. You must have, in an advance directive, authorized your patient advocate to refuse treatment that could allow you to die.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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