Respiratory Depression r/t Narcotic Overdose

The patient is, 80 year old, who has undergone a right hemicolectomy with temporary colostomy for adenocarcinoma of the colon. Past health includes hypertension x 10 years treated with metoprolol 25 mg BID, coversyl 5 mg daily. He had an uneventful surgery, with estimated blood loss of 200 mL. They were stable throughout the OR […]

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