Comparison of patient-controlled analgesia in children by i.v. and s.c. routes of administration.

@article{Doyle1994ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of patient-controlled analgesia in children by i.v. and s.c. routes of administration.},
  author={Edward Doyle and Neil S. Morton and Larry McNicol},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1994},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={533-6}
}
Sixty children undergoing appendicectomy were allocated randomly to receive one of two PCA regimens with morphine. Group IV received standard i.v. PCA with a bolus dose of morphine 20 micrograms kg-1 and a background infusion of 4 micrograms kg-1 h-1 while group SC received PCA by the s.c. route with a bolus dose of morphine 20 micrograms kg-1 and a background infusion of 5 micrograms kg-1 h-1. In both groups there was a lockout interval of 5 min. Group SC self-administered significantly less… CONTINUE READING

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