Analgesic effects of adding lidocaine to morphine pumps after orthopedic surgeries

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BACKGROUND Opiate is used in patient-controlled intravenous analgesia pumps (PCIA) for controlling pain in post-surgical patients. Other drugs are remarkably added to opioid pumps to enhance quality, lengthen analgesia, and reduce side effects. Lidocaine, a local anesthetic which inhibits sodium channels, has anesthetic and analgesic effects when injected… (More)

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@inproceedings{Alebouyeh2014AnalgesicEO, title={Analgesic effects of adding lidocaine to morphine pumps after orthopedic surgeries}, author={Mahmoud Reza Alebouyeh and Farnad Imani and Poupak Rahimzadeh and Saeed Reza Entezary and Seyed Hamid Reza Faiz and Parisa Soraya}, booktitle={Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences}, year={2014} }