Sample Advance Directive

Sample Advance Directive

Consider an advance directive for hospice patients or clients who request it.
source-image
Aug 07, 2012
By dvm360.com staff

For patients experiencing advanced disease, advanced age, multiple disease processes, or a disease considered to be terminal, it’s appropriate to decide in advance whether aggressive measures of resuscitation will be employed if needed. Click here to download the handout, "Sample Advance Directive."

Hot topics on dvm360

Blog: Election results pose obstacles for veterinary prescription law

Flip in U.S. Senate's majority may slow progress of Fairness to Pet Owners Act.

The war between shelters, veterinarians needs to end

Despite practitioners’ legitimate gripes, they’re hurting themselves.

7 steps to a better relationship between veterinarians and rescue groups

A DVM in the city shares his advice to veterinary practices for working with rescues.

Making it work: Cavanaugh Pet Hospital dedicates itself to a positive, productive shelter relationship

Watch "Moustakas" benefit from Cavanaugh Pet Hospital's partnership with Furry Kids Refuge.

Ebola-exposed dog's first test for the virus is negative

Bentley will continue to be treated with an abundance of caution for the remainder of his quarantine, while his owner has been declared 'virus-free.'