health care directive

Definition of "health care directive"
  1. A legal document outlining desired medical treatment and appointing someone to ensure these wishes are fulfilled
How to use "health care directive" in a sentence
  1. After her diagnosis, she prepared a health care directive to specify her treatment preferences.
  2. The health care directive allowed his friend to oversee his medical care during his illness.
  3. A health care directive can help provide assurance that one's medical wishes will be followed.

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