Results for - Life Support

1,842 voters participated in this survey

Life-support systems are useful for supporting some bodily functions, keeping the patient alive during periods of serious physical collapse. Life-supports were invented for acute care. But more and more they are being used for terminal care.In fact, when we hear that people has been put on "life-support", we often take this to mean that they are dying.

1. If you are ever on life support for a lengthy period of time, would you wish to have it eventually stopped?

Yes
58%
1,065 votes
No
13%
247 votes
Undecided
29%
530 votes

2. If so, after how long would you wish it discontinued?

Less than one month
28%
516 votes
One month to a year
20%
369 votes
One year or more
8%
145 votes
Undecided
27%
497 votes
N/A
17%
315 votes

3. If you made a decision, have you spoken to your family, friends, caregiver or power of attourney about it?

Yes
35%
641 votes
No
32%
587 votes
Undecided
10%
183 votes
Not Applicable
23%
431 votes

4. Do you have a living will?

Yes
28%
517 votes
No
62%
1,136 votes
Undecided
10%
189 votes
02/10/2016 Living 1842 27 By: TallNFunny

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