Continuous epidural infusion for postoperative pain relief: A comparison of three regimens

@article{Sakura1990ContinuousEI,
  title={Continuous epidural infusion for postoperative pain relief: A comparison of three regimens},
  author={Shinichi Sakura and Hiroshi Uchida and Yoji Saito and Makoto Asano and Yoshihiro Kosaka},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
  year={1990},
  volume={4},
  pages={138-144}
}
We evaluated the postoperative pain relief and side-effects of continuous epidural infusion of three analgesic regimens following major thoracic and/or abdominal surgery. One hundred and twenty patients were randomly divided into three treatment groups: (1) 0.25% or 0.5% bupivacaine at a rate of 3–7 ml·hr−1, (2) 0.01% morphine at a rate of 1–2 ml·hr−1, (3… CONTINUE READING