Advance Directives

Advance Directives are legally binding instructions for your physician to follow in your treatment, should you become unable to make a decision for yourself. In a medical emergency, Advance Directives can help your family and medical team.

doctor-patient-filling-forms-859013634.jpgIf you do not want certain treatments, you have the right to tell your physician you do not want them and have your wishes followed. You also have the right to receive information from your physician to assist you in reaching a decision about what medical care is to be provided to you.

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