Postoperative analgesia in children when using clonidine in addition to fentanyl with bupivacaine given caudally

@inproceedings{Jarraya2016PostoperativeAI,
  title={Postoperative analgesia in children when using clonidine in addition to fentanyl with bupivacaine given caudally},
  author={Anouar Jarraya and Sahar Elleuch and Jawhar Zouari and Mohamed Smaoui and Sofiene Laabidi and Kamel Kolsi},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2016}
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of clonidine in association with fentanyl as an additive to bupivacaine 0.25% given via single shot caudal epidural in pediatric patients for postoperative pain relief. In the present prospective randomized double blind study, 40 children of ASA-I-II aged 1-5 years scheduled for infraumblical surgical procedures were randomly allocated to two groups to receive either bupivacaine 0.25% (1 ml/kg) with fentanyl 1 μg/kg and clonidine 1μg/kg (group I… CONTINUE READING