Living will presents difficult choices for family

17092013CHINA.ORG (Beijing) | Online – 9 September 2013 – Choosing to end or sustain a life is a difficult choice no matter where you’re from in the world. Li Nan now looks at how people from different parts of China and the world look at living wills. When a loved one can only breathe with the help of a respirator, or have their heart beat using a pacemaker, do you continue fighting to keep them alive, or accept that it’s time to let them go? In China, some doctors and volunteers have formed associations to promote … living wills. It remains to be seen if specific laws will be enacted to put it into wider effect…read more

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