The effect of opioid administration by different routes on the psychological functions of elderly patients.

@article{Inan2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of opioid administration by different routes on the psychological functions of elderly patients.},
  author={Nurten Inan and T{\"u}rkay Çakan and Mehmet Ozen and Nihan Aydin and Dilek G{\"u}rel and B{\"u}lent Baltaci},
  journal={Agri : Agri (Algoloji) Dernegi'nin Yayin organidir = The journal of the Turkish Society of Algology},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={32-8}
}
Psychological status of patients during epidural and intravenous (i.v.) morphine administration are not known enough. It's known that after administration of morphine epidurally and intravenously plasma concentrations are similar but the concentrations in cerebrospinal fluide are different. The effects of two postoperative analgesia treatment regimens on the psychological and mental functions of the elderly after major orthopedic surgery were investigated in this randomized, blinded study… CONTINUE READING