If your heart disease is advanced and your life will most
likely be shortened by the illness, talk to your doctor about whether
you want to be revived (resuscitated) when your illness progresses and your
breathing stops. You may want to learn more about aggressive life-sustaining
medical treatment and whether it is right for you.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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