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Most Americans seem to be split on end-of-life decisions. Some feel there are circumstances in which doctors and nurses should allow a patient to die/expire, while others feel doctors and nurses should do everything possible to save a patient’s life.
With this in mind, the Pew Research Center recently completed a survey to understand Americans’ views on end-of-life decisions. The research was conducted via phone during March and April 2013. The sample consisted of 1,994 American adults. The results can be found in the Pew Research Center's August report.
Some of the key findings included: