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Medical Halachah: End of Life Care: Practical Decision-Making

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Jan 10, 2022
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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What is the role of a medical professional in helping people plan advance directives for "end of life" care, and in helping substitute decision makers carry out the wishes of patients? How do DNRs, Powers of Attorney for Personal Care and Health Care Proxy forms fit into this? This is not intended in any way as psak; please consult a competent rabbi for all practical decisions.

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