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Old 04-16-2012, 01:55 PM
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Harrison Harrison is offline
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Exclamation Living will, healthcare proxy, advance directives

It's really important to address all your legal issues prior to any major surgery! Remember, a small number of people have died on the table (dunno how many, don't even try to find out). So take a few minutes to prepare for the worst -- while hoping for the best!

A helpful article:

Can Patients Make Good Decisions? - Forbes

In the above article, see the 5 listed resources, that will provide state-specific resources, like this one:

I'll sticky this topic, it's very important for obvious reasons.
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Fell on my ***winter 2003, Canceled fusion April 6 2004
Reborn June 25th, 2004, L5-S1 ADR Charite in Boston
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