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How long does hospice patient live once they stop eating

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How long can a terminally ill cancer patient be on hospice care?

How long can a terminally ill cancer patient (ovarian) be on hospice care? My mom has been on hospice for two months now, she is bedridden, has a catheter, morphine through port, is still eating ...
 

Diagnosed semantic dementia, eating constantly, fainting randomly. Is it possible to hospice in home without moving to nursing home ?

HI, my mom has semantic dementia , she was diagnosed in 2008 she has lived with me for a year now. She has started eating constantly, and recently started fainting randomly. Can you tell me how long ...
 

Can a 90 year old dementia patient be eligible for hospice?

For an individual to be eligible for Hospice Care, I understand they must be diagnosed ... to nursing home just to sustain him. He now lives in assisted living with home care 3x daily. Any chance he ...
 

What dosage of lactulose oral solution is recommended for palliative hospice care patient?

comfort care now until she passes, what dose do you recommend for palliative hospice patient care? ...My grama just got hoe and hospice came today to help me take care of her until she passes, she ...
 

Diagnosed with end stage cirrhosis of liver. Under hospice care. Given morphine. Correct medications?

powerful medications to alleviate pain for several years, knowing that the patient has not stopped drinking ... learned that he has been diagnosed as having cirrhosis as early as 2003. He is currently under hospice ...
 

Suffering from end stage liver failure. High bilirubin. When can I put her in hospice?

being fed through an ng tube. How long should I let her be in this state before putting in hospice? ...
 

Cancer spreading from brain to liver. Taking Morphine, Chemo. Should I take this case to the hospice?

fast. She called us in at 4:00 am and asked if I wanted him to go to hospice and I said yes but asked how long in the state he was in could he have , she said through the night ot maybe three days. We ...
 

Diagnosed with Ecoli, has breathing issues after treatment, in hospice due to no cure. Suggestion?

in hospice. Is there nothing that can be done for her. She is in good spirits. She eats a little bit ... her In the hospital says there is nothing he can do and my sister has moved her to hospice. Her kidney ...
 

Suggest treatment for shortness of breath in a congestive heart failure patient

at assisted living facility. last week wanted to die, but process takes too long so now lives in emotional agony. hospice took him off meds and he s not eating, but is changing his mind about trying to die ...
 

In hospice for ovarian cancer, has large tumors at the base of neck, severe weakness and fatigue. Prognosis?

My mom is 83, has had ovarian cancer for 5 years - diagnosed at Stage 3C - in hospice now ..., but great weakness and fatigue . She is still eating, though smaller portions - has some cognitive confusion ...
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What is the life span of a terminally ill stomach cancer patient?

Once a terminally ill 68 year old female stomach cancer patient is placed with hospice and put on fluids only, how long will such person survive...average length is a good answer. ...
 

Is hospice care recommended for clot in lungs?

We are considering hospice at home care for a 90 year old women with heart failure , COPD ... in her lungs. It seems there are many benefits to hospice what if any are the cons. ...
 

What is the life expectancy when suffering from COPD?

how long can my father in law live with copd he is in hospice care now he only has 18 percent of heart working now an is home he is walking but they tell me that is the calm before storm ...
 

What causes vomiting up of black liquid when suffering from bladder cancer?

days but eating very little. The hospice says he is in decline but how long can he go on like this? I ... been sleeping 16 or more hours a day. he is on hospice. Today he began vomiting black liquid. He ...
 

Stage 4 lung cancer that spread to liver and brain. Took chemo. Life expectancy?

. Are these all signs that she is getting worse? How long can a person live with small cell lung cancer once ... of chemo and the onocoligist has suggested no more chemo and she has been on Hospice for 2 weeks now. Her ...
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Father in law is home on hospice care with us. Bed bound, colorectal cancer, quit chemo 2 months ago. Now hungry all the time. No idea what is going on.
Let him eat what he want. After all how long he will he last?. They may be giving Dexamtheasone which is a steroid and anti nausea pill. This cause increase in apetite.
 
My friend was in a motorcycle accident, he has been on a ventaltor amd is brain dead. Today they put him on hospice and removed tje vent. About how long does he
I am sorry for your friends situation. This seems to be like a terminal event. In a brain dead patient, when ventilator support is withdrawn heart activity ceases in few movements. Max would be 20 - 30 minutes. I guess this answer reached you too late.
 
My father is on hospice for liver cancer bp is 80/50. How long can his body last?
Not possible to forcast not knowing line treatment and other details. But survival is difficult.
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