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What is the differences between short-term care facilities and long-term care facilities?
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Short and long term
Most of the hospitals take care of acute patients whose length of stay is around 4-5 days.
Some patients require much longer stay in a hospital such as requiring prolonged ventilation, wounds etc. These patients can stay upto 3weeks or more depending on the complexity of disease and surgical procedures done.

In brief: Short and long term
Most of the hospitals take care of acute patients whose length of stay is around 4-5 days.
Some patients require much longer stay in a hospital such as requiring prolonged ventilation, wounds etc. These patients can stay upto 3weeks or more depending on the complexity of disease and surgical procedures done.
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