Rapid induction analgesia for the alleviation of procedural pain during burn care.

@article{Wright2000RapidIA,
  title={Rapid induction analgesia for the alleviation of procedural pain during burn care.},
  author={Betsy R Wright and Peter D. Drummond},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={275-82}
}
Burn patients must often endure intense pain during their regular dressing changes. The aim of the present study was to investigate the therapeutic effect of rapid induction analgesia (RIA) on resting and procedural pain, anticipatory anxiety, relaxation levels and medication consumption in 30 hospitalized burn patients. Patients rated levels of pain and relaxation for four burn care sessions. RIA was conducted twice on 15 patients, whereas dressing changes proceeded as usual in 15 control… CONTINUE READING

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