Maybe that's it; my mother was at a hospital hospice facility!

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Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Euthanasia

On 09-26, Marcia wrote:

> Hospitals aren't good at palliative care. It wasn't that my Mom 
> requested no tubes, it was that Hospice didn't want her to have 
> fluids. They said it would make her uncomfortable. I went toe to toe 
> with that lady. Her Dr said she could have fluids, hospice said no.
WOW, that makes me rethink Hospice. IV fluids can be uncomfortable at the
site, but definitely more comfortable than dehydration.  I wonder if hospice
doesn't go for IVs because most hospice workers are volunteers and it would
take an RN to insert an IV.

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