High-frequency, high-intensity transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as treatment of pain after surgical abortion.

@article{Platon2010HighfrequencyHT,
  title={High-frequency, high-intensity transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as treatment of pain after surgical abortion.},
  author={Birgitta Platon and Paulin Andr{\'e}ll and Christina Raner and Mirjam Rudolph and A. S. Dvoretsky and Clas Mannheimer},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2010},
  volume={148 1},
  pages={114-9}
}
The aim of the study was to compare the pain-relieving effect and the time spent in the recovery ward after treatment with high-frequency, high-intensity transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) or intravenous (IV) conventional pharmacological treatment after surgical abortion. Two-hundred women who underwent surgical abortion and postoperatively reported a visual analogue scale (VAS) pain score3 were included. The patients were randomised to TENS or conventional pharmacological… CONTINUE READING

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