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Internal Medicine

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You are providing end-of-life care for a 53-year-old female with end-stage colon cancer. Her family reports that she is having significant abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, and she is not able to tolerate oral intake. You suspect a malignant bowel obstruction.Which one of the following interventions would be most likely to significantly improve her symptoms?

  1. Medical cannabis

  2. Dexamethasone

  3. Morphine

  4. Octreotide (Sandostatin)

  5. Polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX)

Mazen Kherallah

Can we do multiple options?

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