Texas Health and Safety Code - HEALTH & SAFETY § 166.031. Definitions

In this subchapter:

(1) “Directive” means an instruction made under Section 166.032 , 166.034 , or 166.035 to administer, withhold, or withdraw life-sustaining treatment in the event of a terminal or irreversible condition.

(2) “Qualified patient” means a patient with a terminal or irreversible condition that has been diagnosed and certified in writing by the attending physician.

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