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A Caregiver’s Story…. Deactivate the Pacemaker?

My mom has a POLST document.  In it she has stated what type of advance treatment she would like in the event of cardiac arrest or other fatal bodily function.  I didn’t realize that she might need to state in that document that she would like her pacemaker deactivated as well.  Her pacemaker could prolong her life […]

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