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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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 
Generic Forms for Advance Directives 
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care 
Living Will and Health Care Proxy 
The Values History 

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.