TITLE

Aiding transition from hospital to hospice

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2010, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implication of transferring a patient with terminal illness from a hospital to a hospice care. It says that transferring patients to hospices may cause the family members to feel abandoned especially during the death of a patient. It emphasizes that physicians must learn to respect the patients, integrate the biomedical part of their job to a humanistic one, and ensure an automatic follow-up check up on the transitioned patients.
ACCESSION #
54230519

 

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