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Is long term hospital care the same thiing as hospice care?
9 doctors weighed in

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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