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.)