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advanced directive

ad·vanced di·rec·tive

/ədˈvanst diˈrektiv/

Noun

An advanced directive is a written document that clearly specifies what actions a health care provider should, or should not perform in life-or-death situations. A common example of an advanced directive is a “Do Not Resuscitate” or DNR order.