Timing of caudal block placement in relation to surgery does not affect duration of postoperative analgesia in paediatric ambulatory patients.

@article{Rice1990TimingOC,
  title={Timing of caudal block placement in relation to surgery does not affect duration of postoperative analgesia in paediatric ambulatory patients.},
  author={Linda Jo Rice and M A Pudimat and Raafat S. Hannallah},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={1990},
  volume={37 4 Pt 1},
  pages={429-31}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine if the timing of caudal block placement in relation to surgery affected either the duration of postoperative pain relief or the discharge time in children undergoing brief ambulatory surgical procedures. Forty ASA physical status I or II children ages 18 mo to 11 yr were randomly assigned to one of two groups. Group 1 patients received a caudal block with 0.5 ml.kg-1 of bupivacaine 0.25 per cent following the induction of anaesthesia but before the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Postoperative pain control in ambulatory surgery.

The Surgical clinics of North America • 1999

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…