This is the most probable location for these decisions - for several
- The majority of Americans die in a hospital - even those involved
in auto accidents or other forms of trauma are generally taken to the
hospital where death is declared.
- Hospitals are where people are more likely to be receiving the kinds
of treatments that decisions might be made to withhold or withdraw
- Hospitals are where there are the kinds of professionals who are more
likely to agree to and/or make such decisions.
Whether most people would prefer to be in some other setting at
the end of their life is another question entirely.