TITLE

Hospice patients could benefit if referred sooner

AUTHOR(S)
McCue, Mike
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Managed Healthcare Executive;Aug2009, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43821358

 

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