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How does discussing a situation where feeding tube removal is useful depend on the state?

I reviewed my living will with my lawyer a year or so ago when Colorado approved assisted suicide to see if that had an impact. I also have a discussion once a year with my son to review what each of us would want done, even with the living will. Absent the valid document, next of kin can choose what they want and in the absence of the next of kin, it's the medical ethics person/group at the facility.

For feeding tubes(actually separately food and water), there are boxes to check and time frames to chose here.

Be aware if first responders are called for you and there is not a valid document available, you will be revived. How do I know this ? I asked my son (EMT, Paramedic, Firefighter) because I had two different situations where it was a concern.
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