Sufentanil is not superior to morphine for the treatment of acute traumatic pain in an emergency setting: a randomized, double-blind, out-of-hospital trial.

@article{Bounes2010SufentanilIN,
  title={Sufentanil is not superior to morphine for the treatment of acute traumatic pain in an emergency setting: a randomized, double-blind, out-of-hospital trial.},
  author={Vincent Bounes and Romain Barth{\'e}l{\'e}my and Olivier Diez and Sandrine Charpentier and Jean Louis Montastruc and Jean Louis Ducass{\'e}},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={509-16}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We determine the best intravenous opioid titration protocol by comparing morphine and sufentanil for adult patients with severe traumatic acute pain in an out-of-hospital setting, with a physician providing care. METHODS In this double-blind randomized clinical trial, patients were eligible for inclusion if aged 18 years or older, with acute severe pain (defined as a numeric rating scale score ≥ 6/10) caused by trauma. They were assigned to receive either intravenous 0.15 μg… CONTINUE READING

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