Making a ‘living will’ can clarify your dying wishes

French law allows people to make a “living will” to clarify their wishes about medical care if they find themselves terminally ill, near death and unable to express themselves. 

Anyone can make a living will, called in French directives anticipées.

Doctors will respect your wishes as long as they agree that they are appropriate to the medical situation. 

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