The Use of an Ommaya Reservoir for Administration of Morphine Sulphate to Control Pain in Select Cancer Patients

@article{Raney1988TheUO,
  title={The Use of an Ommaya Reservoir for Administration of Morphine Sulphate to Control Pain in Select Cancer Patients},
  author={J. Raney and E. Kirk},
  journal={Journal of Neuroscience Nursing},
  year={1988},
  volume={20},
  pages={23–29}
}
  • J. Raney, E. Kirk
  • Published 1 February 1988
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
&NA; The Ommaya reservoir is an implantable device which allows percutaneous intraventricular administration of preservative‐free morphine sulfate. Use of this device in select cancer patients has worked well in providing pain control when conventional methods have failed. Using an Ommaya reservoir is not without complications, and patients may experience side effects of morphine, but most of these effects can be controlled. Teaching begins early so the patient can be discharged with a dose and… 
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