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Pancreatic Cancer

When I started working in home health, my first “terminal” patient was a 56-year-old man with pancreatic cancer. He was sent home with one of the first infusion pumps widely used to administer morphine for pain management. He was weak and also required a hospital bed downstairs as all the bedrooms were upstairs and he was too weak to use the stairs…

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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis

Medical August 27, 2012

Pancreatitis simply stated is an inflammation of the pancreas. It can be either acute or chronic. In the US there are over 80,00 cases of pancreatitis diagnosed every year. Though rare in children pancreatitis can develop …

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