Transcutaneous electrical stimulation for postoperative pain.

  title={Transcutaneous electrical stimulation for postoperative pain.},
  author={R J Cuschieri and Christopher G Morran and C S Mcardle},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  volume={67 2},
A prospective randomised trial was conducted to assess transcutaneous electrical stimulation in the management of postoperative pain and its effect on postoperative pulmonary function and respiratory complications. Consecutive patients undergoing abdominal surgery were allocated to receive transcutaneous electrical stimulation or 'sham' therapy. There was… CONTINUE READING