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A principal with the capacity to do so may execute a health care directive. A health care directive may include one or more health care instructions to direct health care providers, others assisting with health care, family members, and a health care agent. A health care directive may include a health care power of attorney to appoint a health care agent to make health care decisions for the principal when the principal, in the judgment of the principal's attending physician, lacks decision-making capacity, unless otherwise specified in the health care directive.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Minnesota Statutes Health (Ch. 144-159) § 145C.02. Health care directive - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mn/health-ch-144-159/mn-st-sect-145c-02.html
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