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  1. Pulmonary Rehab
    My MIL (78) is a heavy smoker with what I suspect (from family experience) to be COPD. She has high blood pressure controlled by meds. She was recently diagnosed with a 7 cm. AAA. Her surgeon advised...
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  2. methadone therapy for cancer pain?
    The fast acting morphine is Roxanol,0.25-0.50ml x4 hrs as needed.We haven't used 0.50 initial dose yet,we start 0.25,he doesn't like the way it effects him.He says"It wakes me up,then puts me to...
    May 8, '07
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. methadone therapy for cancer pain?
    Thank you for the encouraging replies.He has had a really rough time the last 2 days.I had to break the top off the fast acting morphine bottle to get the last few doses(called hospice for more this...
    May 6, '07
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. methadone therapy for cancer pain?
    The neurontin was given for severe pain in jaw,ear,temple,face(he would place his spread open hand over this area to discribe the pain)the neurontin has helped.He was originally given...
    May 5, '07
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. methadone therapy for cancer pain?
    I am caregiver for my brother who is in hospice care for base of the tongue and throat cancer.He did not tolerate morphine sulfate well(totally zonked out).He is on 200mcg fentenyl patch x 2...
    May 4, '07
    Forum: Hospice Nursing

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