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What is the life expectancy for a 68 year old man with liver cirroris? he left hospital 3 weeks ago. his discharge notes said possible hepatic encephalopathy. he is experiencing constant hallucinations, severe confusion and mobility issues?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Needs facility : Prognosis appears poor and think that nursing home or even hospice is best choice. Expect if no potential intervention that he could deteriorate rapidly over next 6-8 weeks. Talk to your doctor regarding timetable and planning

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Last updated Dec 21, 2020

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