Resources for Physicians

Treatments acceptable with hospice care

• Feeding Tubes (all types)

• IV hydration if indicated

• Parenteral medications – IV, Subcutaneous, Intrathecal, Epidural when other routes fail

• Thoracentesis, Paracentesis

• Physical, occupational, and speech therapy when appropriate

• C-pap, Bi-pap, and oxygen

• Specialty Consults: Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, etc.

• Radiation therapy for pain management

Treatments generally NOT acceptable with hospice

• Oral or IV chemotherapy

• Total Parenteral Nutrition

• Blood transfusions

• Bone marrow stimulants (Epogen, Neupogen)

• Ventilators

• Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

• Organ transplants


Compassionate care for children, adults, and families since 1985

Angela Hospice is a Felician-sponsored ministry

Angela Hospice Home Care
14100 Newburgh Road
Livonia, Michigan 48154-5010
TEL: 734.464.7810
Toll Free: 866.464.7810