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    I am having similiar issues. What used to be an obsession with RVU's has now become an obcession with productivity. Any other thoughts??? ------------------------------ Julia Fahey MD Brookhaven NY

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    This sounds like a very challenging situation. If the patient values alertness, my first thought is whether pain intervention procedures, such as plexus blocks or epidural infusion, might have a role. I have also had a lot of success with IV lidocaine...

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    A couple of thoughts: Is patient a candidate for a stent or biliary catheter? Has a celiac plexus block been considered? As far as 'medical coma' as requested by Mom (I assume that's a euphemism for palliative sedation), what does the patient...


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