Caudal epidural block versus other methods of postoperative pain relief for circumcision in boys.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Circumcision is a commonly performed surgical procedure in boys and caudal analgesia is frequently used to minimize discomfort of penile surgery postoperatively. For humanitarian and physiological reasons pain should be anticipated and effectively controlled while ensuring patient safety. Several non-caudal analgesic techniques can be used… (More)

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@article{Allan2003CaudalEB, title={Caudal epidural block versus other methods of postoperative pain relief for circumcision in boys.}, author={Cameron Allan and P A Jacqueline and J H Shubhda}, journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews}, year={2003}, volume={2}, pages={CD003005} }