Research Projects

Internally Funded Research Projects

1- Effectiveness of peripheral applied opioid on venous ulcer

Dates: 2006
Value: OR 6,000
- Dr. Ali Al Abady, Dept. of Anaesthesia, SQU
- Dr. Liam Conroy, Dept. of Anaesthesia, Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Ireland)

Study done on selected patients with venous ulcer needing pain control. Pain sore was recorded before and subsequently after applying the morphine gel at venous ulcer site. Results were collected on 8-10 patients with follow up both at out patient and at in patient levels. The results were inconclusive. In approximately 40-50% of patients there was marked improvement.