"Advance Directives" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
- Advance Directives
- Advance Directive
- Directive, Advance
- Directives, Advance
- Psychiatric Wills
- Psychiatric Will
- Will, Psychiatric
- Wills, Psychiatric
- Ulysses Contracts
- Contract, Ulysses
- Contracts, Ulysses
- Ulysses Contract
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