Patient-administered nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation provides safe and effective analgesia for percutaneous liver biopsy: A randomized placebo-controlled trial

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:Although percutaneous liver biopsy (PLB) can be a painful procedure, common practice has not included intravenous sedation or analgesia Patient-administered nitrous oxide/oxygen (N2O/O2) inhalation has demonstrated analgesic efficacy in various procedures associated with mild to moderate pain The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2001.03776.x

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