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Chapter 70.122 RCW



HTMLPDF 70.122.010Legislative findings.
HTMLPDF 70.122.020Definitions.
HTMLPDF 70.122.030Directive to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment.
HTMLPDF 70.122.040Revocation of directive.
HTMLPDF 70.122.051Liability of health care provider.
HTMLPDF 70.122.060Procedures by physicianHealth care facility or personnel may refuse to participate.
HTMLPDF 70.122.070Effects of carrying out directiveInsurance.
HTMLPDF 70.122.080Effects of carrying out directive on cause of death.
HTMLPDF 70.122.090Criminal conductPenalties.
HTMLPDF 70.122.100Mercy killing, lethal injection, or active euthanasia not authorized.
HTMLPDF 70.122.110Discharge so that patient may die at home.
HTMLPDF 70.122.120Directive's validity assumed.
HTMLPDF 70.122.130Health care declarations registryRulesReport.
HTMLPDF 70.122.900Short title1979 c 112.
HTMLPDF 70.122.910Construction.
HTMLPDF 70.122.915Application1992 c 98.
HTMLPDF 70.122.925ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.


Futile treatment and emergency medical personnel: RCW 43.70.480.