Difference between revisions of "Hospice"

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Hospice care refers to a service offered by [[health care]] professionals to patients nearing the end of life.  Hospice care is not used to ward death or prolong life, but rather to provide for maximum comfort for the patient.
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'''Hospice''' care refers to services offered by [[health care]] professionals to patients nearing the end of life.  Hospice care differs from medicinal care in that it is not intended to prolong the life of the patient, but to provide maximum comfort.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:46, 19 December 2007

Hospice care refers to services offered by health care professionals to patients nearing the end of life. Hospice care differs from medicinal care in that it is not intended to prolong the life of the patient, but to provide maximum comfort.