Here is a list of some signs and symtoms that may indicate that Hospice is appropriate:
Uncontrolled or increasing pain
Increased shortness of breath
Increased dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing)
Progressive, uncontrolled swelling
Unresolved nausea / vomiting
Progressive weight loss
Mounting kidney and urinary difficulties
Numerous hospitalizations and ER visits
Profound weakness and fatigue
Worsening mobility and function
The earlier Hospice care is started, the more beneficial it can be to patients and their families.
If you have questions about symptoms or signs that may indicate you or a loved one are appropriate for hospice, please call 352-742-6809, Toll Free 866-742-6655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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