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Michael s PCA pump is being DCd. He was on a morphine infusion. He has been reporting steady 8/10 pain. The nurse has an order for oxycodone 2 tabs q 4 hrs for Michael. Michael has been sleeping and aroused but not easily. What concern would the nurse have transitioning Michael from morphine to oxycodone?



A. Michael may have withdrawl from the morphine.
B. The pump Must be DC d and removed before administering the oxycodone.
C. Michael may carry extra risk for respiratory depression.
D. Michael will need to be assessed for apnea.

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Asked by Rossj, Last updated: Jan 08, 2020

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Answered Feb 05, 2018

Michael may carry extra risk for respiratory depression.
 

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