NETO is a simple, on-page document that carries you advanced directives in a way that clearly tells doctors what treatment you want or don't want in a medical emergency or accident. Four straightforward question can guide your treatment and take the burden off of your loved ones.
The sad news is that living wills just don't work very well to prevent unwanted treatment. It is very hard to translate most living wills into action fast enough for an emergency, so treatment gets started even when people didn't want it.
This form provides the direction your power needs to advocate for you in case of life threatening emergency. Their job is to do what you want, these decisions provide the framework that guides your treatment.
Emergencies happen. And when they do, they can leave you unable to speak for your self with you life in the balance. Without a conversation now, your loved ones to take on the burden of life or death decision without you input. You can change your decisions as your health changes with a simple visit to your doctor.
Absolutely not! Everyone is at risk for serious accidents or unexpected medical emergencies. Talking to you friends and family now can help your be prepared.
Your doctor is in the best position to help you understand what treatments are used in medical emergencies and how your body may respond to them so you can make the best decisions. Emergency medical services also needs physician orders if you don't want to receive CPR or life sustaining treatment.
We created a short guide to walk you through the treatment choices you should consider in case of an emergency. This 4- page booklet will answer many common questions and help you find the right answers. Includes a sample NETO form.
Your plans for emergencies should change when your life and your health changes. The NETO form was created to be easily changed with a visit to your doctor.