Is Methoxyflurane a Suitable Battlefield Analgesic?

  title={Is Methoxyflurane a Suitable Battlefield Analgesic?},
  author={J. Mclennan},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  pages={111 - 113}
  • J. Mclennan
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Anecdotal reports of mechanical failure of morphine autojets have triggered a review of possible alternatives. Methoxyflurane is one such alternative already widely used by the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces. The potential benefits and likely significant drawbacks of methoxyflurane are reviewed with the aim of stimulating discussion. 
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