The Effect of Systemic Magnesium on Postsurgical Pain in Children Undergoing Tonsillectomies: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.

@article{Benzon2015TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Systemic Magnesium on Postsurgical Pain in Children Undergoing Tonsillectomies: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.},
  author={Hubert A. Benzon and Ravi D Shah and Jennifer Hansen and John Hajduk and Kathleen R Billings and Gildasio S. De Oliveira and Santhanam Suresh},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2015},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={1627-31}
}
BACKGROUND Tonsillectomy is a frequently performed surgical procedure in children; however, few multimodal analgesic strategies have been shown to improve postsurgical pain in this patient population. Systemic magnesium infusions have been shown to reliably improve postoperative pain in adults, but their effects in pediatric surgical patients remain to be… CONTINUE READING