ORS 127.642¹
Principal to be provided with certain care to insure comfort and cleanliness

Individuals caring for a principal from whom life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration are withheld or withdrawn shall provide care to insure comfort and cleanliness, including but not limited to the following:

(1) Oral and body hygiene.

(2) Reasonable efforts to offer food and fluids orally.

(3) Medication, positioning, warmth, appropriate lighting and other measures to relieve pain and suffering.

(4) Privacy and respect for the dignity and humanity of the principal. [1993 c.767 §11]

Law Review Cita­tions

23 WLR 69, 70 (1987); 26 WLR 306 (1990); 71 OLR 909 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 127—Powers of Attorney; Advance Directives for Health Care; Declarations for Mental Health Treatment; Death with Dignity, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­127.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 127, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­127ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information