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In hospices, what's end-of-life care?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Variable

Hospice can be either in a facility or at home .
It is designed to take of symptoms that bother the patient, ie pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.

In brief: Variable

Hospice can be either in a facility or at home .
It is designed to take of symptoms that bother the patient, ie pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Bates Moses
Palliative Care

In brief: Check hospice sites

It's about maximizing quality of life when someone is approaching the end-of-life (curative or maintenance treatments are no longer working).
So any care during this time can be called end-of-life care. It usually includes treatments by any means needed to relieve distressing symptoms of any kind. See the links on this site: http://www.Hospicefoundation.Org/whatishospice.

In brief: Check hospice sites

It's about maximizing quality of life when someone is approaching the end-of-life (curative or maintenance treatments are no longer working).
So any care during this time can be called end-of-life care. It usually includes treatments by any means needed to relieve distressing symptoms of any kind. See the links on this site: http://www.Hospicefoundation.Org/whatishospice.
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