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... ng him suppositories every 4 hours with Morphine, Haldol, and Xanax in them, when he seems to be having trouble breathing or is in pain we also give in 1 mil. of Morphine up to every hour and the Hospice nurse will come by and give him a shot of Haldol if he isn't relaxing up to every 4 hours. ... (3 replies)
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... the doctor. I think that is why I keep questioning the morphine and the dosage as to the quickening of her passing...All the puzzle pieces just don't fit together..... ... (12 replies)

... My mom died in the nursing home with COPD/lung cancer. My son and I had to sit and watch her agonized breathing for three hours because the nurses weren't able to reach the dr. to prescribe morphine. It was horrible and the memory of the look on her face and what she went through will remain with us always. If only I had known enough before-hand to insure her last hours... (12 replies)
... It is very hard at this stage because sometimes I wonder if the right choice was made w/ my moms condition and then knowing the results of morphine and how it can alter a persons breathing and that being one of the issues my mom had was COPD, Emphysema that I felt that it was like a quick suicide assistance in some manner. But, yet she was on 20mg every 2 hrs(orally,... (12 replies)
... My mom was on Hospice and as she suffered from Congestive heart failure and COPD she was in a lot of pain, towards the end the Dr. ordered her 30 mg of morphine every hour, liquid of course, wouldn't that of pushed to stop her heart and depress her breathing more so.... ... (12 replies)
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My Dad is Dying
Feb 12, 2010
... Dawnie, my brother-in-law is also dying with brain cancer where the primary cancer was in his lungs. About a year ago, he had his left lung removed, part of his aorta, and small part of his esophagus. Just four months ago he found out it spread to his brain. He had the largest tumor removed, but still has two that are inoperable. Yesterday he had an emergency MRI on his neck... (13 replies)
My Dad is Dying
Feb 5, 2010
... it will be over soon. Dont rush it. I just watched my mom pass on Tuesday. It was ugly. Get morphine for him. just love him. go with the flow. If he is not eating or drinking much it is just a matter of time. It too wanted mom to pass.. ... (13 replies)
... no medications for her illness's just morphine to comfort her.. ... (14 replies)
... Mystictiger, my dad has copd and had a stroke six months ago. ... (22 replies)




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