Patient dilema - page 2
by Anggelica 1,217 Views | 13 Comments
I have a pt that has not been eating. The family has power of attorney for my patient's care. This patient is only orientated to self. The family decided to put a peg tube on her but she refused. Since she was confuse at that... Read More
- 1Feb 19, '13 by monkeybugQuote from AnggelicaThat is one of the cruelest things I've ever heard about. So what if she is an addict? Is it appropriate to stop all meds? No wonder she wants to stop feedings, her life is probably unbearable right now.the doctor took her pain medication away because according to the MD she is just another addict.
At this point do you guys think the pt has the right not to have her feedings?