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1

Who is eligible for hospice medicare benefit?

terminally ill pt with a life expectancy of six months or less if terminal illness runs it's normal course

2

What are the 4 components of pain

physical pain
anxiety
interpersonal interactions
nonacceptance

3

How does hospice help a medical community?

Decreases:
unwanted admissions/procedures
acuity of admissions
ER visits