Items Tagged ‘advance directive’

Doc Talk: Q & A with Robert Ashley, MD

August 12, 2019

Doc Talk: Q & A with Robert Ashley, MD

By UCLA50Plus UCLA50Plus

Dr. Robert Ashley is an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Advanced Directives Do I really need an advanced directive? Unequivocally, yes. Advance Directives are forms providing direction to both family members and the medical community about your wishes in emergencies.  They specify your medical preferences when you cannot […]

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Advance Health Care Directives Make Decisions About Treatment Easier

November 16, 2018

Advance Health Care Directives Make Decisions About Treatment Easier

By uclahealth uclahealth

It can be unpleasant to think about a time when you can’t make your health care wishes known to family or physicians. Having an advance health care directive in place when you are healthy ensures your preferences are known and respected should you become incapacitated. What is an advance directive? An advance health care directive […]

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Tags: advance care directive, advance care planning, advance directive, healthcare decisions, life-sustaining treatment, living will, power of attorney


Ask the Doctors - Do I really need an Advanced Directive?

August 1, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Do I really need an Advanced Directive?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I am a 60-year-old man who exercises regularly and takes no medicines. At my last physical exam, my doctor gave me an Advance Directive form. Do I really need to fill one of these out? Unequivocally, yes.  Advance Directives are forms providing direction to both family members and the medical community about your […]

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Body donations provide unending healthcare benefits

May 24, 2016

Body donations provide unending healthcare benefits

By uclahealth uclahealth

Many of today’s medical advancements wouldn’t be possible without the thousands of people who donate their bodies for medical education and research. Each year, the UCLA Donated Body Program receives about 175 donated remains from patients, staff and members of the community. These donations provide unending benefits — not only to UCLA caregivers, but to […]

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