Legislating advanced directives for the terminally ill: The living will and durable power of attorney
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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The exploding technological advancements and increased costs in medicine make legislative enactment of advance directive statutes imperative. Some legislation runs the risk of too tightly constraining individual moral judgment. Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney legislation together could create a synergistic effect that neither can achieve alone.
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