What are the most common diagnosis in hospice care?
Hospice patients that are qualified to be in hospice must have a diagnosis from their primary physician and have a life expectancy of 6 months or less.
There are many diagnoses in which patients may suffer from, but some are more common than others.
Learn more about the most common diagnosis in hospice care.
Hospice facilities have been around for centuries now. Since the early 1900’s hospice has been able to achieve progress in implementing great healthcare plans for all patients of any sort of diagnosis.
From reducing pain to supporting mental issues, hospice has it all when it comes to helping support patients with any struggles they are facing.
Common diagnosis in hospice
The most common diagnosis patients have in hospice are
-lung disease/ COPD
These diseases are the most common in the U.S that a lot of elderly patients suffer from. It is important to identify whether hospice is beneficial to you as a patient suffering from any of this diagnosis.
If you have any of these diseases, consider in hospice care options if you have been hospitalized a lot, weight loss, no appetite, fatigue, a lot of pain or discomfort, oxygen dependency, nausea and vomiting.
Deciding on whether hospice is a great fit for you? Speak to your healthcare provider about hospice care eligibility.
If you have any further questions regarding hospice care, reach out to us at your preferred time.
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