IN diamorph is used in-hospital routinely, however, paramedics are now (from
April) authorized to administer IV morphine to kids. I'm trying to find out
if IN morphine is effective as an analgesic for kids as introduction of this
technique would only require modification of existing protocols using a drug
we already carry, rather than the introduction of diamorph which could take
Thanks to all
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Subject: Re: Intranasal Morphine? or diamorphine?
Are you using intranasal morphine, or diamorphine ('heroin' I think)?
John Fowler, MD
teaching EM in Turkey