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Revocation of consent – N.Y. Pub. Health Law § 2994-j

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Patients, surrogates, and guardians may revoke their consent to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment at any time. Upon receiving notice of such revocation, a physician must record the revocation in the patient’s medical record, cancel orders to withhold and withdraw treatment, and notify any staff members responsible for exercising the order. 

Current as of June 2015