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In ICU with pneumonia , congestive heart failure, oxygen mask, morphine, chances of survival ?

79 yr old father in law is in ICU for pneumonia , congestive heart failure , he has pacemaker had him on and off that mask pumping oxygen in. Then yesterday they start morphine . he is now sleeping . he has know fight left. the doctor has yet to talk to the family an d today has been 3 days in ICU. what do you think as far as him coming out of this?
Asked On : Wed, 9 May 2012
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It s very difficult to comment upon this issue in the absence of any vital parameters and investigations report but prima facie according to your information,the picture doesn't look good.
The treating doctor would be in the best position to guide you in this matter.
Answered: Wed, 9 May 2012
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