Advanced Directives & Living Will
Patients with Advance Directives and/or a Living Will are responsible for informing their physicians, as well as the facility, and providing a copy. A copy shall be placed in the patient’s medical record. In the event, your Advance Directive contains restrictions on resuscitation, the anesthesiologist, and your surgeon shall be notified. The “No Resuscitation” directive will be determined based on the patient’s condition at the time of the event.
If requested, the patient shall be provided information on Advance Directives and/or referred to the Arizona Advance Directive Registry www.azsos.gov.