No preemptive analgesic effect of preoperative ketorolac administration following total abdominal hysterectomy: A randomized study

@inproceedings{NistalNuo2017NoPA,
  title={No preemptive analgesic effect of preoperative ketorolac administration following total abdominal hysterectomy: A randomized study},
  author={Beatriz Nistal-Nu{\~n}o},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Experimental models using short-duration noxious stimuli have led to the concept of preemptive analgesia. Ketorolac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, has been shown to have a postoperative narcotic-sparing effect when given preoperatively and alternatively to not have this effect. This study was undertaken to determine whether a single… CONTINUE READING