A comparison of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate and oral hydromorphone for inpatient pediatric burn wound care analgesia.

@article{Sharar1998ACO,
  title={A comparison of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate and oral hydromorphone for inpatient pediatric burn wound care analgesia.},
  author={Sam R. Sharar and Susan L. Bratton and Gretchen J. Carrougher and William Thomas Edwards and George K. Summer and Fiona Howard Levy and Joaquin Cortiella},
  journal={The Journal of burn care & rehabilitation},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={516-21}
}
The ideal oral wound care analgesic for children should be palatable, provide potent analgesia of rapid onset and short duration, and require minimal, yet appropriate, monitoring. With use of a double-blinded crossover design, we compared the efficacy and safety of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate (OTFC) (approximately 10 micrograms/kg) with the efficacy and safety of oral hydromorphone (60 micrograms/kg) in 14 pediatric inpatients (ages 4 to 17 years) undergoing daily burn wound care in a… CONTINUE READING

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