Postoperative extradural analgesia in children: comparison of morphine with fentanyl.

@article{Lejus1994PostoperativeEA,
  title={Postoperative extradural analgesia in children: comparison of morphine with fentanyl.},
  author={Corinne Lejus and G Roussi{\`e}re and Sara Testa and M F Ganansia and M Meignier and R J Souron},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1994},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={156-9}
}
We have compared the efficacy and side effects of extradural morphine with extradural fentanyl for postoperative pain relief. Thirty children (ages 1-16 yr) were allocated randomly to receive, after extradural administration of 0.5% bupivacaine 0.75 ml kg-1 and before surgical incision, extradural morphine 0.75 microgram kg-1 (group M), with an additional… CONTINUE READING