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Testing Your Healthcare Agent

Robust data shows that surrogate decision makers are very inaccurate in making the same healthcare decisions that incapacitated patients would have made for themselves. 

In this brief clip, the patient “tests” whether someone would be a good healthcare agent for her.

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