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you comfortable’ and which can include medication for pain, anxiety, nausea, or constipation, limiting medical testing and providing (or not) spiritual and emotional counselling (see: https://bit.ly/2yNvjZT).
Other issues that can be considered in an advance directive include DNR directives, organ and tissue donation wishes and, in some jurisdictions, physician or medical ‘life sustaining treatment orders’. These orders are complementary to an existing advance health directives in that they give medical staff the direct authority and responsibility to provide or withhold certain types of treatment in an emergency situation. This might be especially important in relation to COVID-19 where ‘normal’ sustaining end of life treatment may be likely to be futile.