Table of contents for Planning for uncertainty : living wills and other advance directives for you and your family / David John Doukas, William Reichel.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments 
Introduction: What Every Person Needs to Know 
1 What the Patient Self-Determination Act Means to You 
2 When is Therapy Beneficial? When Is It Futile? 
3 How Ethical Principles Affect Health Care Decisions 
4 The Value of Values 
5 The Living Will and the Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care 
6 The Values History: Defining Your Health Care Values 
7 You, Your Family, and Health Care Decisions 
8 Signing Advance Directives 
Appendixes: 
Generic Forms for Advance Directives 
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care 
Living Will and Health Care Proxy 
The Values History 
Index 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Right to die -- United States.
Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Power of attorney -- United States.
Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.