Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-4.10
Health Care Power of Attorney

SECTION 23-4.10-4

§ 23-4.10-4. Recording contents of durable power of attorney.

The attending physician who had knowledge of the existence of a durable power of attorney shall note in the medical record the existence of the durable power of attorney. In the instance where the durable power of attorney includes a DNR (do not resuscitate) order, that should also be entered into the medical record.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 443, § 2; P.L. 1993, ch. 72, § 1.)