Decide Together

Life Support
58% of survey complete

What matters most to you (the patient)?

Think about what is most important to you (the patient). Use this section to share those views right now – you will share views of other family and friends next.

First, do you (the patient) have a written document (an advance directive) that communicates wishes for medical care during critical illness?

Some common reasons to choose either life support or comfort care are listed below. On a scale from 0 to 5, how much does each reason matter to you (the patient)? Choosing 0 means it is not important to you (the patient) and choosing 5 means it is very important to you (the patient).

Reasons to choose life support

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Reasons to choose comfort care

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Now, think about which option has the reasons that are most important.

What do you think you (the patient) would want in this situation?