Comparative study between epidural morphine versus epidural morphine-haloperidol combination for post thoracotomy pain relief Ayman M. Abdel Ghaffar (1) and Wesam Abdel Galil (2)
_BACKGROUND: _The addition of haloperidol to epidural morphine has been assumed to provide good analgesia following severely painful operations including thoracotomy with subsequent decrease in the analgesic consumption. Reduction in the incidence and severity of pruritis, postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) could be achieved without cardiac, respiratory or central nervous system side effects. _OBJECTIVE_: This study was to evaluate the ... Read more