Adjunctive methods of pain control in burns.

@article{Pal1997AdjunctiveMO,
  title={Adjunctive methods of pain control in burns.},
  author={Subrata Kr Pal and Joaquin Cortiella and David H. Herndon},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={1997},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          404-12
        }
}
Opiates remain the most common form of analgesic therapy in the burn patient today. Because of increased opiate requirements, optimal relief of burn pain continues to be a problem for these patients. The purpose of this article is to summarize those alternative pain control methods that appear in the literature. For instance, in minor burns acetominophen continues to be a useful first line analgesic. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and benzodiazepine are generally combined with… CONTINUE READING
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