Continuous epidural morphine treatment for intractable pain in terminal cancer patients.

@article{Findler1982ContinuousEM,
  title={Continuous epidural morphine treatment for intractable pain in terminal cancer patients.},
  author={Gideon Findler and D Olshwang and Moshe Hadani},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1982},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={311-5}
}
In patients with intractable cancer pain who failed to respond to conservative and neurosurgical procedures for pain relief, repeated injections of epidural morphine were found to be beneficial. A small dose of morphine (2-4 mg per injection) relieved pain for 6-24 h. A permanent subcutaneous epidural catheter led to successful ambulatory treatment without… CONTINUE READING