Two out of three US adults have not completed an advance directive

Advance directives are the primary tool for individuals to communicate their wishes if they become incapacitated and are unable to make their own health care decisions, particularly near the end of life. Despite this, 63 percent of American adults have not completed one, reports the most comprehensive study to date on the subject from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Health Affairs.

A systematic review of studies from 2011-2016

Article source: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/318302.php

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