A background infusion of morphine enhances patient-controlled analgesia after cardiac surgery


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GULER T., Unlugenc H. , GUNDOGAN Z., OZALEVLI M. , BALCIOGLU O., TOPCUOGLU M. Ş.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA-JOURNAL CANADIEN D ANESTHESIE, vol.51, no.7, pp.718-722, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf03018432
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA-JOURNAL CANADIEN D ANESTHESIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.718-722

Abstract

Purpose: We compared the efficacy of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), with or without a background infusion of morphine, on postoperative pain relief in patients extubated in the operating room after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery.