Patient-controlled analgesia

Z. Arfeen, H. Owen

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    Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is now one of the preferred methods of postoperative pain control after surgery. Many routes have been used to administer PCA, but intravenous drug delivery is most commonly used. This article discusses advantages and limitations of PCA and how some of the limitations can be addressed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)76-80
    Number of pages5
    JournalCurrent Anaesthesia and Critical Care
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 1995


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