Safety of Hydromorphone in Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Severe Pain
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The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and speed of onset of 2mg intravenous hydromorphone (Dilaudid) in patients weighing at least 150 lbs presenting to the emergency department with acute severe pain
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Ages Eligible for Study:
21 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age greater than 21 years
Age less than 65 years of age
Pain with onset within 7 days
ED attending physician's judgment that patient's pain warrants use of morphine
Normal mental status
Prior use of methadone
Use of other opioids or tramadol within past seven days