An Evidence-Based Review of Pain Management in Acute Myocardial Infarction

@inproceedings{Abdi2016AnER,
  title={An Evidence-Based Review of Pain Management in Acute Myocardial Infarction},
  author={Abdikarim Abdi and Bilgen Başgut},
  year={2016}
}
Since the turn of the twentieth century, morphine, an opioid analgesic, has played an integral role in the management of pain in myocardial infarction (MI). This is attributed to morphine’s effect on reducing blood pressure, slowing heart rate, and relieving anxiety, which may decrease myocardial oxygen demand, added to the fact that morphine has been studied extensively in pain management in many settings. For this morphine kept considered amongst the first line therapies and most effective… CONTINUE READING

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