Your living will (health care declaration) is the place to write out what you do and do not want in terms of medical care if you are unable to speak for yourself. This is in the case that elders won't be able to communicate during the time of incident. You don't need to become a medical expert to complete your document, but it will help you to become familiar with the kinds of medical procedures that are commonly administered to patients who are seriously ill.
Living wills ask you whether or not you want to receive life-prolonging treatments at the end of life. Such procedures typically include:
- transfusions of blood and blood products
- cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- diagnostic tests
- administration of drugs
- use of a respirator, and
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