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A POLST form can save you from treatment during a medical emergency; a valid POLST is a medical order. EMTs can legally follow the wishes stated in a valid POLST.
A POLST must be signed by a healthcare professional to be valid.
The POLST form is intended to be used if a physician would not be surprised if the person died within a year or two. Get more details about the POLST in the video below.
Click here to read more about the POLST.