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Table 3 Five wishes advance directive (adopted by 42 states in the USA)[18]

From: End-of-life considerations in the ICU in Japan: ethical and legal perspectives

  Wish
1 The person I want to make care decisions for me when I can't
2 The kind of medical treatment I want or don't want
3 How comfortable I want to be
4 How I want people to treat me
5 What I want my loved ones to know