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We all have different ideas about the care we want at the end of our life. Some of us want doctors to do whatever it takes to keep us alive. Others don’t want to be kept alive if it means living with significant disability or a poor quality of life.

But how do we communicate these wishes, and ensure they’re followed? If we create an advance care directive, is this legally binding? And what about an advance care plan?

What if we change our mind, or a family member vetoes our wishes? And what’s even possible to include in an advance care directive?

Here’s you chance to find out all about advance care directives.

Ask your questions and we’ll put them to our experts. You can submit your questions below in the comments, on Facebook.com/conversationEDU or on Twitter using the #YourQuestionsAnswered hashtag.

We’re taking questions until Wednesday, December 2, and we’ll report back with a full panel of experts in open access knowledge answering your questions.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Authors: The Conversation Contributor

Read more http://theconversation.com/your-questions-answered-on-advance-care-directives-51256

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