Analgesia, Epidural

Known as: Epidural Analgesia, analgesia epidural, analgesia epidurals 
The relief of pain without loss of consciousness through the introduction of an analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal. It is… (More)
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2006
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2006
Of the 4 million annual births in the United States, 2.4 million involve epidural analgesia. Serious adverse events are rare but… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Whether preemptive analgesic interventions are more effective than conventional regimens in managing acute postoperative pain… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND As a broader definition of preemptive analgesia, preventive analgesia aims to prevent the sensitization of central… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Epidural block is widely used to manage major abdominal surgery and postoperative analgesia, but its risks and… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
UNLABELLED Postoperative cardiac morbidity and mortality continue to pose considerable risks to surgical patients. Postoperative… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that epidural anesthesia and postoperative epidural analgesia decrease the incidence of death… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with intravenous morphine and patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA), using… (More)
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1998
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1998
UNLABELLED In this study, we assessed the influence of three analgesic techniques on postoperative knee rehabilitation after… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE Although several studies have documented an increase in maternal temperature associated with use of epidural analgesia… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The rate of postoperative recovery is determined by pain, stress-induced organ dysfunction, and limitations in conventional… (More)
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