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Dr. Jamie Labuzetta, MD, MSC, MPHIL, neurointensivist from the University of California, San Diego, describes the many complex decisions a health care surrogate may have to make. Dr. Labuzetta gave concrete examples from a theoretical case where decisions had to be made not only on Do Not Resuscitate orders (DNR), but dialysis, feeding tubes and other medical procedures.
“Just like financial planning, health care planning helps you maintain control and reassures you about your future.” J. Labuzetta
The question and answer portion will be posted separately in a few weeks.
Thank you to Steve Petit of Spike4Creative for filming and editing this video.