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Is long term hospital care the same thiing as hospice care?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

Hospital care is designed to treat acute medical problems that cannot be handled as an outpatient.
Hospice care is care focused on comfort of terminally ill patients which does not attempt.To fix underlying medical issues

In brief: No

Hospital care is designed to treat acute medical problems that cannot be handled as an outpatient.
Hospice care is care focused on comfort of terminally ill patients which does not attempt.To fix underlying medical issues
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Milton Mintz
excellent answer!
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
2 doctors agree

In brief: LTAC

These are two different levels/types of care.

In brief: LTAC

These are two different levels/types of care.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Ltac or long term acute hospitals fall somewhere between acute care hospitals and nursing home.
In ltac hospitals patients stay for a longer period of time then in the short stay hospitals.

In brief: No

Ltac or long term acute hospitals fall somewhere between acute care hospitals and nursing home.
In ltac hospitals patients stay for a longer period of time then in the short stay hospitals.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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