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Probate Code - PROB

DIVISION 4.7. HEALTH CARE DECISIONS [4600 - 4806]

  ( Division 4.7 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )
  

PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL [4600 - 4665]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Short Title and Definitions [4600 - 4643]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. )

  
4625.  

“Patient” means an adult whose health care is under consideration, and includes a principal under a power of attorney for health care and an adult who has given an individual health care instruction or designated a surrogate.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 658, Sec. 39. Effective January 1, 2000. Operative July 1, 2000, by Sec. 43 of Ch. 658.)