Policy & Legislations

Life-Sustaining Treatment Plans

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Procedure Diagram

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  • Assessment for the Patient at the End of Life
  • Expression of patient’s intention for life-sustaining treatment decision(Life-sustaining Treatment Plan or Advance Statement on Life-sustaining Treatment)
  • Verification of life-sustaining treatment plan
  • Verification of advance directive on life-sustaining treatment
  • Mental capacity of the patient
  • Verification from the patient by the doctor in charge
  • Verification by two doctors
  • Mental capacity of the patient
  • Preparation of life-sustaining treatment plan
  • Assumption of the intention of patient
  • Verification of consistent statements of two or more family members
  • Verification of unanimous consensus of the patient’s family members