Advance directive at the end of life

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Thematic : End of life / Euthanasia and assisted suicide

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Published on : 22/03/2013

Definitions : An advance directive at the end of life is the document in which a person expresses in writing his or her desire to be euthanised under the conditions permitted by law, in case he or she is no longer able to express his or her wishes later, due to being in a protracted coma.