USA Today recently published an article on the POLST Paradigm. The article features the story of Max Millis, an Oregon man with aortic stenosis. Max made his treatment wishes clear in an advance directive, but when he faced a medical emergency, his advance directive was not honored. Max’s story demonstrates the importance of POLST for ensuring that individual’s wishes are honored at the end of life.
Along with Max’s story, the article discusses the significance of POLST in advance care planning and the growth of the POLST Paradigm.
To read the full article, click here.
To watch a video of Max’s story, click here.