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A blinded randomised controlled trial investigating the efficacy of morphine analgesia for procedural pain in infants.

Project title: A blinded randomised controlled trial investigating the efficacy of morphine analgesia for procedural pain in infants.

Call to action: 14/187 14/187 EME Researcher Led Fast Track 2014

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Associate Professor Rebeccah SlaterORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1595-4846

Lead Author: Dr Fiona MoultrieORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-1431-791X

Contractor: University of Oxford

Cost: £394,975.45

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Ed Juszczak, Dr Eleri Adams, Dr Richard Rogers, Mrs Caz Stokes, Professor Jane Norman.

Started: September 2015 | Status: Published September 2019

ISRCTN: 82342359

The trial was stopped early because of profound respiratory adverse effects, without evidence of analgesic benefit for procedural pain, from the administration of oral morphine to non-ventilated premature infants.

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