1. How was hospice care developed?
2. What are the pros and cons related to hospice as an integral component of long-term care service when it is without the rehabilitation component as found in other long-term services?
3. Do you think the absence of the rehabilitation component has an impact on the quality of health care services provided in hospice care?
4. Does hospice have any effect on the cost-effectiveness of health care services? If yes, how? If no, why?
Hospice care was essentially developed out of the need for a place for hospitable accommodations for individuals who were wounded in the numerous wars taking place in Europe, and elsewhere in the 11th century, in which many of wounds suffered were viewed as a untreatable at that time, and hospices were places that were used to accommodate these dying individuals, as well as to ease their pain as much as possible as they died. At that time these hospices were also places for other wounded and sick ...
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