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Loved ones with health-care decision-making power often over-confident

(Reuters Health) – People entrusted with decision-making for incapacitated loved ones tend to believe they know what their loved ones would choose – but the vast majority of surrogate decision-makers in a recent study were wrong about loved ones’ wishes. Researchers who interviewed patients and their surrogates separately found that just 21 percent of patients… Read More »