People who want don’t want to be resuscitated, can draw up a non-resuscitate statement. That may be in any shape. In common people have a statement on paper or a non-resuscitate medal of the Dutch Association for a Voluntary End of life (Right to Die) to a necklace. But other forms should be respected, as a tattoo with this message. In both cases, this should be respected. Neighborly assistants don’t need to look for this before providing resuscitation. That would cost too much time. Decisions to stop a resuscitation are made by professionals, who arrive soon after the arrival of the HeartsafeLiving volunteers. Volunteers of HeartsafeLiving should always resuscitate and thereby refer family to the professionals.

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