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Spinal opioids in postoperative pain relief 1: pharmacology.
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PMID:  18754526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a two-part unit on using spinal opioids to manage postoperative pain. Part 1 outlines the pharmacology and adverse effects. For details on spinal anatomy and dose levels, plus a table that outlines the differences between spinal anaesthesia and analgesia, and epidural analgesia, see Portfolio Pages at
Sarah Bowrey; Jonathan Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing times     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0954-7762     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Times     Publication Date:    2008 Jul 29-Aug 4
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-29     Completed Date:  2008-11-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423236     Medline TA:  Nurs Times     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-7     Citation Subset:  N    
Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesia / adverse effects,  methods*,  nursing
Analgesia, Epidural / methods
Analgesics, Opioid / administration & dosage*,  pharmacology
Anesthesia, Spinal / methods
Injections, Spinal / adverse effects,  methods*,  nursing
Pain, Postoperative / drug therapy*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics, Opioid

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