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  1. Morphine sparing effect of low dose ketamine during patient controlled analgesia

    Morphine sparing effect of low dose ketamine during patient controlled analgesia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objective: To compare the quality of intravenous patient controlled analgesia (PCIA) of low dose morphine plus ketamine with morphine. Design: Double blind case control study. Setting: Academic hospital. Patients: Thirty-six patients scheduled for elective abdominal hysterectomy were randomly divided into...
  2. Safety of pain control with morphine: new (and old) aspects of morphine pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

    Safety of pain control with morphine: new (and old) aspects of morphine pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: A 26-year-old, 59 kg female was administered morphine 10 mg during tonsillectomy, and 5 mg in the recovery room. She died 5 hours after the operation. Hypoxic cerebral injury, arising from morphine side-effects, was pronounced the cause of death,...
  3. Acute respiratory distress syndrome following a biphasic anaphylactic reaction to morphine: a case report and review of the literature

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome following a biphasic anaphylactic reaction to morphine: a case report and review of the literature

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Biphasic anaphylactic reaction is a variant of the usual and more commonly seen monophasic anaphylactic reaction. However, recently it has been observed that biphasic anaphylactic reaction may not be as uncommon as previously believed. Furthermore, serious and life-threatening complications...