Hospice Patients Spend Less Time in Hospital, ICU

09/26/18 at 01:42 PM by Cordt Kassner

Hospice patients with advanced heart failure had fewer trips to a hospital emergency department, along with fewer hospital days and ICU admissions, a study in JACC: Heart Failure said. These patients also were less likely to die in the hospital and had longer median survival. Physician's Briefing/HealthDay News (per AAHPM SmartBrief, 9/26/18)

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