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Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney - North Carolina
Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney -- a document which allows a person (the declarant), while healthy, to provide instructions regarding what healthcare he or she wishes to receive in situations of a coma or other critical medical condition where the person cannot communicate or be of sound mind. This document will also identify the person who will carry out these instructions (the attorney-in-fact). In some states, this document is referred to as an Advance Directive.