Table 91Predicted morphine dose per VAS score

Pain
(VAS)
Predicted morphine dose
(mg/day)(mg/kg/h)
00.00.000
113.70.011
229.00.023
344.40.035
459.80.047
575.10.059
690.50.071
7105.80.083
9136.60.107
10151.90.119

From: Appendix F, Full health economic report

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