2012 Massachusetts General Laws
PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS(Chapters 183 through 210)
TITLE II DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION, WILLS, ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS AND ABSENTEES, GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND TRUSTS
CHAPTER 201D HEALTH CARE PROXIES
Section 13 Pain alleviation; comfort care procedures


MA Gen L ch 201D § 13 What's This?

Section 13. Nothing in this chapter shall preclude any medical procedure deemed necessary by the attending physician to provide comfort care or pain alleviation. Such procedures shall include but not be limited to treatment with sedatives and pain-killing drugs; non-artificial oral feeding; suction; and hygenic care.

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