Patient-Controlled Analgesia

Known as: Analgesia, Patient-Controlled, Analgesia, Patient Controlled, analgesia controlled patient 
A method of intravenous narcotic analgesic delivery that uses a pump or similar delivery system that allows the patient, or in the absence of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Perioperative use of dexmedetomidine is associated with reduction in postoperative analgesic requirements. This study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The most serious complication of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is respiratory depression (RD). The incidence of… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is a delivery system with which patients self-administer predetermined doses of analgesic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The authors performed a meta-analysis and found that epidural analgesia overall provided superior postoperative analgesia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly combined with intravenous morphine patient-controlled analgesia to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Whether preemptive analgesic interventions are more effective than conventional regimens in managing acute postoperative pain… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
UNLABELLED In this clinical, randomized, prospective study, we compared the effects of three different analgesia techniques… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with intravenous morphine and patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA), using… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
UNLABELLED In this study, we assessed the influence of three analgesic techniques on postoperative knee rehabilitation after… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare outcomes during conventional analgesia (as-needed intramuscular dosing) and patient-controlled… (More)
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