Preemptive analgesia comparable to standard protocol for pain after pediatric osteotomy
Randomized controlled trial on preemptive analgesia for acute postoperative pain management in childrenPaediatr Anaesth. 2016 Apr;26(4):438-43.
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51 pediatric patients scheduled for corrective osteotomy were randomized to undergo the procedure with an analgesia regimen initiated either 5 minutes prior to or 5 minutes after skin incision. The purpose of this study was to determine if significant improvements in postoperative pain, rescue analgesic use, the frequency of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA) button use, and inciden...
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