living will usually covers specific directives as
to the course of treatment that is to be taken by
caregivers, or, in particular, in some cases forbidding
treatment and sometimes also food and water, should
the principal be unable to give informed consent
("individual health care instruction")
due to incapacity.
power of attorney for health care appoints an individual
(a proxy) to direct health care decisions should
the principal be unable to do so.
the name suggests, the term "will to live",
as opposed to the other terms, tends to emphasize
the wish to live as long as possible rather than
refusing treatment in the case of serious conditions.
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