Title

Preemptive analgesia: a research review.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1995

Abstract

Current clinical research studying the administration of local anesthetics, opioids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents prior to various types of surgery are reviewed. These agents can reduce pain and improve patient management in the postoperative period, but this technique can be controversial. Implications for nurses are discussed.

Publication Title

Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

Volume

4

Issue

4

First Page

305

Last Page

308

Comments

This article was published in Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 305-308.

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