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10 Ways to Make a Loved-One's Hospital Stay More Comfortable

HospitaliS-10_Ways_to_Make_a_Loved-One_s_Hospital_Stay_More_Comfortable-iStock-841163454 (1)Reasons for hospital stays can range from happy occasions, such as the birth of a child, to planned surgeries or treatments, such as an elder having a hip replacement, to even more frightening emergency medical situations. While any of these reasons can create stress, emergency situations are likely the most difficult for both the patient and their family. Read on for tips on how you can help someone get through this difficult time.

View the slideshow on HealthCentral to learn some tips about making a friend or loved one's hospital stay more tolerable:

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