Pain management with morphine: variation in analgesic response secondary to genetic polymorphisms
Received 24 March 2012
Accepted for publication 27 March 2012
Published 21 May 2012 Volume 2012:8 Pages 243—244
Mechanicsville, Richmond, VA, USA
The recent article by Villesen et al in a recent issue of your journal was most interesting.1 Recent studies show that the potency of morphine in efficacious pain control may be influenced greatly by polymorphisms of certain genes.
View original paper by Villesen and colleagues.
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