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Can your family overide your advance directive wishes and keep you alive?

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Dr. David Voran
Family Medicine

In brief: They shouldn't

But it all depends on how good a relationship you've had with your physicians and how clear you have specified your intents.
It's always better to have this discussion with your family rather than a physician having to start the discussion with your family.

In brief: They shouldn't

But it all depends on how good a relationship you've had with your physicians and how clear you have specified your intents.
It's always better to have this discussion with your family rather than a physician having to start the discussion with your family.
Dr. David Voran
Dr. David Voran
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Family an not override if Advanced Directive clearly stated patient's wish and it was written by an attorney and Advanced Directive was notarized.
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