Control of Pain After Surgical Debridement of Burn Wounds

  title={Control of Pain After Surgical Debridement of Burn Wounds},
  author={Cheng Jie Zheng and Albert Wu},
  booktitle={Archives of trauma research},
We read with interest your article on the use of gabapentin pain control after burn debridement (1). Gabapentin has a well-established role in the management of neuropathic pain, and has been investigated in the past decade regarding its ability to potentiate the effect of morphine on postoperative pain, or decrease the amount of pain experienced by patients after surgery. This study represents one of the only randomized, placebo-controlled, doubleblind studies to look at gabapentin in burn… CONTINUE READING