Near Death Law and Legal Definition

Near death means “that in the clinical judgment of the patient's health care provider based on defined clinical triggers, the patient's death is imminent.” [38 CFR 1.460; Title 38-Pensions, Bonuses, And Veterans' Relief; Chapter I-Department Of Veterans Affairs; Part 1-General Provisions Release Of Information From Department Of Veterans Affairs Records Relating To Drug Abuse, Alcoholism Or Alcohol Abuse, Infection With The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Hiv), Or Sickle Cell Anemia]