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Mar 13 2018

Hospice Patients Alliance – When It is Inappropriate to Have PRN Medical Orders for Morphine

#standards, #morphine, #prn, #orders, #physician #orders, #medical #orders, #copd, #euthanasia, #involuntary, #medical #killing, #murder, #nurse, #angel #of #death # Allowing PRN Orders for Morphine May Result in Untimely Death For COPD Patients Morphine is an opioid medication often used to relieve severe pain in cancer and some other diseases. When prescribed by a physician appropriately for relief of pain, it is a blessing to those whose symptoms are relieved, and to the families of those patients who had suffered watching their loved one in agony. When the patient has severe pain, hospices aim at achieving good pain control as one …