In Oregon, End Of Life Orders Help People Avoid The ICU

June 9, 2014 7:02 PM

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In Oregon, End Of Life Orders Help People Avoid The ICU

Do you know how or where you want to die? At home? In a hospital? What measures you want doctors to take to prolong your life? In Oregon and more than a dozen other states, adults who are old and frail have been answering these questions and doctors write them up as orders.

Those doctor-backed instructions help protect people from unwanted medical intervention, a study finds.

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