You should give your written instructions to your doctor, hospital, nursing home or other health care provider as well as anyone else involved in your health care decisionmaking. In addition, you should talk to your doctor and discuss your health care wishes, desires and fears so that if you are unable to make a decision your doctor can know and follow your wishes.
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