It depends on what you want to do. If you want to name a health chare agent, you should fill out Part A of the advance directive. The living will form does not allow for appointment of a health care agent. The living will form lets you decide about lifesustaining procedures in the event of terminal condition or persistent vegetative state. If you want to decide about lifesustaining procedures not only in the event of terminal condition or persistent vegetative state but also “endstage condition,” or you want to make health care decisions that deal with situations other than lifesustaining procedures, use Part B of the advance directive form.
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