Effect of morphine on pulmonary blood volume in convalescents from high altitude pulmonary oedema.

Morphine proved effective when anxiety, restlessness, and laboured breathing associated with high altitude pulmonary cedema did not respond satisfactorily to oxygen therapy (Singh et al., 1965). Pharmacologically, no primary effect of morphine on the pulmonary circuit in man has so far been demonstrated (Daley, Goodwin, and Steiner, '1960). However, more… CONTINUE READING