Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Reduced When Morphine Given to Wounded Soldiers

| January 28, 2010

An interesting study took place on 700 troops in Iraq that were injured between 2004 to 2006.    In the study they gave morphine to wounded troops and found that it helped reduce the psychological fallout of war.    The U.S. Naval Research Center, who led the study, found that giving morphine, cut in half the chance […]

Researchers Report Morphine Pain Medication does not Impair Driving Ability

| October 15, 2007

A team at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago performed a study with long-term users of oral morphine and a control group.    They tested the participants driving skills and found that the morphine did not impair their driving ability.  Dr. Asokumar Buvanendran, an associate professor in the anaesthesiology department at Rush suggested that patients who […]