Decision Aid Summary

Title Advance Care Planning: Should I stop treatment that prolongs my life?
Audience People have a life-limiting illness or disease and are considering stopping all life-prolonging treatments.
Options included Stop treatment that prolongs your life. Instead recieve only hospice care.
Don't stop treatment that prolongs your life.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition End of Life Issues
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.