If you were in permanent coma or had a terminal condition and could not express your wishes for health care, would you want...
An Advance Directive is a written document that lets others know what you want when you are near the end of life and can't speak for yourself.
St. Mary's encourages everyone to complete an Advance Directive. Discuss it with your loved ones and keep the original where they can find it. Please also bring your Advance Directive to St. Mary's and any other hospital you might use. We will keep a copy of it on file should you ever need it.
For more information on Advance Directives, please watch this video: