Frequently Asked Questions

All Forms & Documents Questions from BestCare EMS

What is Medical Power of Attorney?

Power of attorney is a form & authorization that allows you to appoint someone to make health care decisions for you if you are no longer able to make them for yourself.   Why do I need one? You may need to designate power of attorney to someone you choose if you need them to […]

What is a DNR Order?

A DNR (Do-Not-Resuscitate) is a medical order by a doctor that allows patients to refuse specific life-sustaining treatments outside the hospital.   Why do I need one? An Out-of-Hospital DNR form or ID will tell health care providers not to use CPR and other life-sustaining techniques. If you do not have an Out-of-Hospital DNR Order, […]

What is an Advance Directive?

An Advance Directive is a form & authorization that allows you to direct physicians to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment. An Advance Directive is used when you have an illness that is an irreversible or incurable condition.   Why do I need one? An Advance Directive allows you to tell doctors and those close to […]