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The DC Code: § 7-651.05 Revocation of a comfort care order.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

A patient, or the patient's authorized decision-maker or surrogate, may revoke a comfort care order at any time by:

Removing, cutting, destroying, defacing, or discarding the comfort care bracelet;
Directing another person to remove, cut, destroy, deface, or discard the bracelet in the presence of the patient, authorized decision-maker, or surrogate; or
Communicating directly to EMS personnel the patient's, authorized decision-maker's, or surrogate's intent to revoke the comfort care order.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-224, see notes following § 7-651.01. DC CODE § 7-651.05 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-224, § 6, 48 DCR 27.)