Hospice patients could benefit if referred sooner

McCue, Mike
August 2009
Managed Healthcare Executive;Aug2009, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the significance of hospice discussion and palliative care in improving patient satisfaction. It states that a palliative care is an initiative that focuses on relief of the pain, stress and other debilitating symptoms of serious illness. Hospice care was also designed to provide pain relief, while comforting terminally ill patients, specifically with a life expectancy of six months or less.


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