Swedish guidelines for the treatment of pain in tonsil surgery in pediatric patients up to 18 years.

  title={Swedish guidelines for the treatment of pain in tonsil surgery in pediatric patients up to 18 years.},
  author={E. Ericsson and M. Brattwall and S. Lundeberg},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={79 4},
  • E. Ericsson, M. Brattwall, S. Lundeberg
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • BACKGROUND Surgery of the tonsils often causes severe pain lasting for many days as been shown by data from the National Tonsil Surgery Register in Sweden. Tonsillotomy is associated with fewer readmissions due to bleeding, number of days requiring analgesics and health care contacts due to pain compared to tonsillectomy. The register data demonstrate the necessity of better-evidenced based pain treatment guidelines for tonsil-surgery. OBJECTIVES To develop evidenced based pain treatment… CONTINUE READING
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