Patient-controlled analgesia with fentanil and midazolam in children with postoperative neurosurgical pain

@article{Chiaretti2007PatientcontrolledAW,
  title={Patient-controlled analgesia with fentanil and midazolam in children with postoperative neurosurgical pain},
  author={Antonio Chiaretti and Orazio Genovese and Alessia Antonelli and Luca Tortorolo and Antonio Ruggiero and Benedetta Focarelli and Concezio di Rocco},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={119-124}
}
Pain is the most common discomfort experienced by children undergoing major operations. It is most often not adequately treated because of inexperience and unfounded fears related to the use of opioid drugs. In adults, patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is widely administered, while in children, its use with opioid drugs is still under evaluation for safety and efficacy. The objective of the study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an opioid drug (fentanil) administered by PCA associated… CONTINUE READING
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