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Coronary Artery Disease - End-of-Life Decisions

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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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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