Georgia State University Study First To Confirm Long-Term Benefits Of Morphine Treatment In Infants  
11/4/2008 7:45:45 AM

ScienceDaily (Nov. 3, 2008) — A recent study conducted by researchers at Georgia State University is the first of its kind to demonstrate that administration of preemptive morphine prior to a painful procedure in infancy blocks the long-term negative consequences of pain in adult rodents. These studies have serious implications for the way anesthetics and analgesics are administered to neonates prior to surgery.