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Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

Without a conversation about a person's preferences for medical interventions, and a way to document them, patients can end up on a runaway medical train, undergoing ineffective, unwanted, painful, and expensive treatments while their psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs are poorly addressed. To help patients have their say if they are [...]