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Kaplan ethics question

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Kaplan ethics question

Post  drmahir70 on Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:37 am

Q. 65 yo man makes a consult since he want to commit suicide and need prescription for pain. He was recently diagnosed with colon ca through a screening colonoscopy and is evaluated for staging the disease. He is not depressed and his mood is normal. He is not in pain or nauseated. He want those prescription so that he can take it at a later time when he is debilitated.

whats most appropriate?
a. give pain medication as appropriate but not to end life.
b. have him undergo psychological screening first.
c. In patient psychiatric evaluation for suicidal ideation.
d.Start anti depressant
e. refer.


suicidal idieation most important in this case

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