analgesia


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Related to analgesia: Epidural analgesia, hypnotic analgesia, Patient-controlled analgesia, Congenital analgesia

analgesia

, analgia
1. inability to feel pain
2. the relief of pain

analgesia

[‚an·əl′jēzh·ə]
(physiology)
Insensibility to pain with no loss of consciousness.
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Figure 1b displays the percentage of patients receiving epidural analgesia for major liver resections in the US across the study period.
All patients had pre-emptive analgesia at induction using l mg/kg of intra-muscular sodium diclofenac and 0.
Nine cases were excluded as they received both epidural analgesia and intravenous morphine.
It is hypothesised that pre-emptive analgesia cannot completely block all the pain signals from an incision wound, because the mechanisms that generate such pain are diverse and complex.
The incidence of adverse drug reactions is similar among all local analgesia agents [Malamed et al.
Depth of analgesia was assessed every 2-5 minutes by response to artery forceps applied to the digit and later at the skin proximal to the tarsal joint.
Epps, MD, Monitoring to Improve Ventilation Safety during Sedation and Analgesia.
Who is designated to monitor and adjust the delivery of morphine by the patient controlled analgesia machines?
The approval of IONSYS and of DepoDur, a sustained-release injectable morphine for epidural use approved in 2004, illustrate the movement of postoperative analgesia "into this realm of less invasive and less burdensome technologies" that are more user friendly and less cumbersome for patients and nursing staff, Dr.