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Stroke and Palliative Care

By October 20, 2008

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Despite it's deadly reputation, stroke patients only make up approximately 3.4% of hospice diagnoses, and that's lumped in with various other causes of coma. How do you decide if your loved one is ready for hospice after having a stroke? Learn how palliative care and hospice can help you and your loved one.

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