Long-acting morphine given after THR or TKR offers little pain relief
Long-acting morphine following hip or knee replacement: a randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trialPain Res Manag. 2012 Mar-Apr;17(2):83-8
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200 patients underwent either total hip replacement (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR). They were then randomised into two groups to either receive usual care and a long-acting oral morphine or usual care and a placebo, to measure the efficacy of additional long acting morphine in relieving postoperative pain. Following assessments over a 4 day period results indicated that the difference in pa...
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