A 68 years old man has widespread metastatic disease from a bronchial carcinoma

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  1. Neha Gupta

    Neha Gupta Active Member

    Initial management
    options
    A. bulk laxative
    B. bisphosphonate
    C. centrally acting anti emetic
    D. corticosteroid
    E. stimulant laxative
    F. opioid analgesic
    G. prokinetic anti emetic agent
    H. rehydration

    1. A 68 years old man has widespread metastatic disease from a bronchial carcinoma requires regular opioid analgesia. he is suffering from nausea and vomiting.
    2. A 58 years old man with inoperable gastric carcinoma has severe anorexia.
    3. A 70 years old woman has vomiting and increasing confusion. initial tests show packed cell volume of 55% and hypercalcaemia.

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