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A 30-year-old member asked:

Please help, how much morphine and ativan (lorazepam) is too much when do comfort measures on a dying patient.?

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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Depends: Any amount that they need to make them more comfortable without being the cause of their death. Are you sure the patient is dying and it it not a recoverable illness?

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Last updated Apr 29, 2013

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