Advance Directives Case Studies

Personal Finance August 18, 2008 Print Friendly and PDF

Advance Directives Case Studies

Case Study 1 - When is it too soon to honor a living will? When does your health care agent have the authority to make your medical decisions?

Case Study 2 - How do you handle after-death choices? (Organ/tissue donations, autopsy, burial, cremation)

You can also test your knowledge of Advance Directives for Health Care. Take the Quiz for Health Care Advance Directives.

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Return to the Communicate Your Advance Directives for Health Care learning lesson.

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