Review article: Efficacy and safety of methoxyflurane analgesia in the emergency department and prehospital setting

@article{Grindlay2009ReviewAE,
  title={Review article: Efficacy and safety of methoxyflurane analgesia in the emergency department and prehospital setting},
  author={Joanne Grindlay and F. Babl},
  journal={Emergency Medicine Australasia},
  year={2009},
  volume={21}
}
  • Joanne Grindlay, F. Babl
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine Australasia
  • This article reviews the evidence for the analgesic efficacy of methoxyflurane in both prehospital and ED settings, as well as the adverse event profile associated with methoxyflurane use. Although there are no published controlled trials of methoxyflurane in sub‐anaesthetic doses, available data indicate that it is an efficacious analgesic. There is inadequate evidence regarding its use as an agent for procedural pain. Despite the potential for renal impairment evident when it was used in… CONTINUE READING
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