Mr Termine is a 76-year-old man with Stage IV lung cancer with metastases to his ribs. All chemo options have been stopped. His only medication is two tabs of acetaminophen 325/oxycodone 5 every four hours. At this point, he spends almost all day in bed, taking sips of water only. His daughter – his only care-giver – is exhausted.
- Watch the video below and answer the questions that follow.
- What issues do Mr. Termine and his daughter identify that you can address in the ED?
As you work through this module, you will develop skills in all of these areas.