Large dose epidural sufentanil. Management of postoperative pain with few side effects.

@article{Madej1987LargeDE,
  title={Large dose epidural sufentanil. Management of postoperative pain with few side effects.},
  author={T H Madej and Neil C Watson and Blaise C Martin},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1987},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1204-6}
}
The postoperative analgesic management of a patient who was intolerant of morphine and pethidine is described. An epidural infusion of fentanyl up to 1 microgram/kg/hour was ineffective for analgesia in the first 18 hours. Subsequently, 50-micrograms boluses and an infusion of 0.5 microgram/kg/hour sufentanil provided satisfactory analgesia with minimal… CONTINUE READING