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My dad is now on a Morphine syringe pump and Fentynl 50 m patch how much longer is he likely to last? he is still can't move without acute pain

My dad is now on a Morphine syringe pump and Fentynl 50 m patch how much longer is he likely to last?   he is still can't move without acute pain

Discuss w/ Dr: Even the doctors treating him may not now, but they'll be best able to predict. This may be a time to make decisions that will work best for the worst case scenario and be pleased w/ a better outcome. Sorry he's suffering! ...Read more

Syringe (Definition)

A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more


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How do you decide which insulin treatment (syringe, pen, pump, pod) is best for a type 1 diabetes patient? Generally, how long is the process of teach a patient how to use an insulin pump? Is the learning process age dependent?

How do you decide which insulin treatment (syringe, pen, pump, pod) is best for a type 1 diabetes patient? Generally, how long is the process of teach a patient how to use an insulin pump? Is the learning process age dependent?

Endocrinologist Q: Generally one does not start with a pump. The nurse team with the endocrinologist will do the teaching. In our hospital, the patient is admitted for stabilization of glucose level and comprehensive teaching...usually 1-3 days. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: syringe?

What is the definition or description of: syringe?

Pumping Device: A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for medical or dental use. ...Read more

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Does hormone replacement come in pills or syringes? Or both?

Does hormone replacement come in pills or syringes? Or both?

Depends on hormone: Which hormone needs replacing? Thyroid hormone and Hydrocortisone can be taken as pills. Estrogen may also be taken as patches or creams. Testosterone can be given as injections or through the skin (patches, gels). Insulin has to be injected (syringe, pump). ...Read more

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What to do after being poked by a used syringe at work?

What to do after being poked by a used syringe at work?

Work related: You should file a work related injury claim and document the injury. Then see a physician for baseline and follow up testing for hepatitis b/c and HIV testing. ...Read more

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How do I work an oral syringe?

How do I work an oral syringe?

Pull in, push out: With the plunger pushed in, insert it into the medicine. Slowly pull the plunger out to suck liquid into the syringe. Once you have the amount needed, put the syringe in the child's mouth and gently push the plunger in to push the medicine into their mouth. If your child tries to tongue-block or spit it out, insert the syringe quickly past the tongue along the inside of the cheek before injecting. ...Read more

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I always get erected when see a woman nurse and even by looking a syringe. Whether this's normal issue or i've mental problem? Is it bad at all?

I always get erected when see a woman nurse and even by looking a syringe. Whether this's normal issue or i've mental problem? Is it bad at all?

You're fine, man: You're a 25 year old man. Every guy in the world has some unexplainable turn-ons that make no sense. Yours is tame, non-violent, and kind of sweet. Life's difficult enough without troubling yourself over your private thoughts. Embrace who you are. Perhaps there's a special woman in your life that can role-play your fantasy. Resolve in any case to love wisely and responsibly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the proper way to dispose of a used syringe?

Can you tell me how is the proper way to dispose of a used syringe?

Sharps box: If you are a doctor you need a service to tae them in a sharps red box. If you are not but someone with diabetes or other condition requiring injections you can bring them to any ER the hospitals take community syringes. If they don speak to someone in the sharps collecting service at the hospital ...Read more

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Do we die when we inject air into viens using syringe?

Do we die when we inject air into viens using syringe?

Amount?: Remember that the veins are carrying oxygen-poor blood back to the lungs. Small amounts of air are quickly incorporated into the de-oxygenated hemoglobin which is "oxygen hungry". Air in the veins is generally well tolerated. It is not tolerated at all when injected into an artery. Even a tiny amount results in "air embolism" which paradoxically deprives served tissues of oxygen carried by blood. ...Read more

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