Blood pressure reading

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Q: A 57 years old man with bladder CA. Operated once and reoccurred. Had a weakness on left arm and very bad pain on the left leg. MRI shown metastases to the spinal cord. Went in deep sleep for two days and oncologist put him on ventynel patch and send him home as stated there is nothing can be done to him in the hospital. He has a history of high blood pressure and developed hyper galcymia treated with 10 units of insulin. Patient kept deteriorating and was not able to have his oral antihypertensive drugs and minimum level of conscious. A reading of his BP shown his blood pressure was OK. A day later somebody did a wrong blood pressure reading. One or two days later the patient passed away. Question: has this wrong blood pressure reading have any significance in his death. Note: patient stayed in ventynel patch till he passed away. Thanks for your kind consideration on answering this question

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