Morphine compared with diamorphine

@article{Robinson1991MorphineCW,
  title={Morphine compared with diamorphine},
  author={S. Robinson and D. Rowbotham and G. Smith},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1991},
  volume={46}
}
  • S. Robinson, D. Rowbotham, G. Smith
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • Anaesthesia
  • The dose requirements and side effects of morphine were compared with those of diamorphine administered by patient‐controlled analgesia in 40 patients following elective total hip replacement. Patients were allocated randomly to receive in a double‐blind manner either morphine or diamorphine for postoperative pain relief. There were no significant differences between the two groups with regard to postoperative sedation, nausea, well‐being, pain relief and requirements for antiemetic drugs. The… CONTINUE READING
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