Decide Together

Life Support
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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


Reasons to choose comfort care


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

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