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Guidelines for Determining
the Top 10 Terminal Diagnoses

The guidelines below are designed to help you make determinations and speed the process both for admission and efficiency.


  1. Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. Cancer
  3. Decline in Clinical Status
  4. Heart Disease
  5. HIV
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Neurological (ALS, MS, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s)
  8. Pulmonary Disease
  9. Renal
  10. Stroke, Coma


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