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<p>Hospitals could put a policy in writing to make clear the obligation of staff to follow a patient’s previously expressed decisions and the obligation of the surrogate to make the decision the patient would want, not the decision the surrogate would want.</p>

Ethical Guidance Needed if Someone Wants to Override Patient’s Wishes