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This study examines the dose dependent analgesic effects of two doses of morphine and a single dose of alfentanil on experimentally induced cutaneous pain. In 16 healthy volunteers pain was induced by a skin burn injury and by continuous electrical skin stimulation. Mechanical pain thresholds (PT, von Frey filament), area of secondary hyperalgesia (SH) and(More)
Musculoskeletal pain is a major clinical problem. By using various experimental models in humans, the understanding of the basic mechanisms behind muscle pain can increase, thereby giving hope for new and optimized treatment. Opioids are increasingly often used to treat muscle pain. There are, however, a limited number of previous studies on opioids and(More)
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