Constant i.v. infusions of nalbuphine or buprenorphine for pain after abdominal surgery.

@article{Pugh1987ConstantII,
  title={Constant i.v. infusions of nalbuphine or buprenorphine for pain after abdominal surgery.},
  author={Gary Pugh and Gordon Blair Drummond and Rob A. Elton and C. C. A. Macintyre},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1987},
  volume={59 11},
  pages={1364-74}
}
A double-blind, sex-stratified, study compared the analgesic efficacy and side effects of nalbuphine 10 mg ml-1 (group N) and buprenorphine 0.15 mg ml-1 (group B) administered as a continuous infusion (0.2 ml kg-1/24 h), after abdominal surgery. Patients could request additional i.m. analgesic for pain. The study groups were well matched. The trial was stopped after 55 patients had been studied (nalbuphine 29, buprenorphine 26), because nine patients in the nalbuphine group had inadequate pain… CONTINUE READING

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