Fla. systems test POLST forms to address end-of-life care confusion

03/19/2013 | Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Six Florida health facilities are testing the use of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment to fill the gap between living wills and advanced medical directives, ensuring that the patient's wishes are followed in a medical emergency. Instead of dealing only with "do not resuscitate" conditions, for example, the form covers a wide range of medical conditions and requires an in-depth discussion with a provider about care wishes.

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