Fatal pain relief: Local anesthetics, intrathecal morphine


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015. All rights reserved. This case discusses a synergistic pharmacodynamic interaction between morphine and bupivacaine, resulting in death. This drug pair eliminated both central and peripheral respiratory drive.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kumar, MM; Boortz-Marx, RL

Published Date

  • September 15, 2015

Book Title

  • A Case Approach to Perioperative Drug-Drug Interactions

Start / End Page

  • 229 - 231

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781461474944

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4614-7495-1_46

Citation Source

  • Scopus