The provisions of this article apply to all persons regardless of whether or not they have completed a living will or medical power of attorney. For the purposes of direction to emergency medical services personnel, a do not resuscitate order does not apply to treatment rendered at the site where trauma has occurred to persons who experience a cardiac or respiratory arrest as the result of severe trauma.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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