Case Study: The Health Care Proxy

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Robin: After reading your post and many of the colleague in the class, most agree that is not professional to disregard the conversation that the family was having. Although the patient wishes were not to remain on life support and had a document to prove it he also fail to have a proxy to carry one his whishes. The Health Care Proxy is a simple document, legally valid in many states, which allows a person to name someone (an "agent") to make health care decisions their behalf if they are unable to make or communicate those decisions. (Society, 2015). We should not forget that the ability of medicine to keep people alive for long periods of time despite their best efforts to die has changed the way people and family perceives the end
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