Medical Miranda

Legislation requiring hospitals to inform patients being admitted to a hospital that they have a right to refuse care and to name proxy decision makers should they become incompetent to make such decisions
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The act, which has been called a "medical Miranda," also gives a patient the right to appoint a health-care proxy to stick up for the patient's medical wishes.
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