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Hospice Care and End-Of-Life Comfort - Death and Dying - About.com
May 21, 2014 ... Hospice care is a philosophy of care that focuses on patient comfort and quality of life rather than curing the patient's disease. It's generally ...
http://dying.about.com/od/whatishospice/a/whatishospice.htm
Hospice Care - Advantages and Disadvantages of Hospice Care
Apr 17, 2014 ... Hospice care is a philosophy of care that embraces the idea of comfort and dignity at the end of life. What are the advantages and ...
http://dying.about.com/od/hospicecare/f/adv_disadv.htm
Hospice Care - Levels Based on Patient Need - Death and Dying
Jun 2, 2014 ... There are four distinct levels of hospice care based on a patients needs: routine care, continuous care, inpatient care, and respite care.
http://dying.about.com/od/hospicecare/a/levelsofcare.htm
Hospice Care - Hospice Care for Cancer Patients - Cervical Cancer
Jun 13, 2008 ... Hospice care is an option for cancer patients who are suffering from the final stages of the disease. Explore what hospice options are available, ...
http://cervicalcancer.about.com/od/endoflifecare/a/hospice_care.htm
Hospice Care For Terminally Ill Cancer Patients - About.com
Sep 3, 2013 ... Learn about hospice care and how it can help the terminally ill cancer patient. Article provides resources to pay for care as well.
http://cancer.about.com/od/endoflifeissues/a/hospice.htm
Hospice Care - Death and Dying - About.com
Hospice care is a form of palliative care specifically for the terminally ill patient with a life expectancy of six months or less. There are differences in goals of care  ...
http://dying.about.com/od/hospicecare/
Choosing a Hospice Provider - Tips for Choosing a Hospice
Jan 1, 2014 ... Hospice care can take place in the home, in a nursing home or in a hospital. Very few hospices have inpatient facilities, meaning most people ...
http://dying.about.com/od/hospicecare/a/choose_location.htm
Hospice 101 - Death and Dying - About.com
Hospice is a philosophy of care that focuses on patient comfort rather than curing illnesses. Find everything you want and need to know about hospice care, ...
http://dying.about.com/od/hospicecare/u/hospice_UP.htm
Hospice Care - Am I Ready for Hospice Care - Death and Dying
Jan 1, 2014 ... My doctor told me I have a terminal illness and that I should consider hospice care, but am I ready for hospice care?
http://dying.about.com/od/hospicecare/f/am_i_ready.htm
Four Common Myths About Hospice - Death and Dying - About.com
May 22, 2014 ... Choosing hospice care in no way means a patient is giving up hope. It may mean redefining hope. Where a patient once hoped for a cure they ...
http://dying.about.com/od/whatishospice/a/hospicemyths.htm
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