Ambulatory use of high-dose intravenous morphine for severe pain.


Journal Article

A case is presented that describes the use of an intravenous morphine infusion to treat severe pain in an outpatient setting. The patient had severe pain secondary to tumor involvement of the brachial plexus. Morphine was administered as a concentrated solution (50 mg/ml), using an autosyringe (model AS-2F) via a Hickman catheter. The dose was titrated to pain relief. A dose of 200-250 mg/h was required.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Adams, JD; Diehl, LF; Wilson, JP

Published Date

  • February 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 138 - 140

PubMed ID

  • 6697875

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6697875

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-6578

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/106002808401800208


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States