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Ending Pregnancy Exclusions in Advance Directives

A majority of state laws suspend the application of an advance directive, if the patient is pregnant and a viable baby might be delivered.  

This unfortunate rule obviously intrudes on the patient’s constitutional liberty to refuse unwanted treat…

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