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THE HOSPICE OPTION

Macfie, Barbara MSN, RN

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AJN, American Journal of Nursing: December 2008 - Volume 108 - Issue 12 - p 13
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000342050.34354.30
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In "No Room at the Inn" (Reflections, September), Beth was discharged from the hospital to a skilled nursing facility when her end-of-life care became more than her family could handle. But she had an alternative. Her local hospice could have provided care and comfort while also assisting her family in bringing her home to die.

Barbara Macfie, MSN, RN

Goodyear, AZ

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