A member asked:

If some1 is dieing from liver failure & is taken to a hospital, but refuse treatment can they still receive something to lessen the pain?

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Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour answered

Specializes in Critical Care

Careful: Delicate situation. Treating pain is essential but some pain meds can cause side effects au has low blood pressure and sleepiness. Patients with liver failure are more susceptible. It all depends on the goals of care of the patient. Good luck.

Answered 4/9/2016



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