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PCA

(geophysics)

PCA

Abbr. for “Portland Cement Association.”

PCA

(tool, programming)
A dynamic analyser from DEC giving information on run-time performance and code use.
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Psychological and pharmacologic predictors of satisfaction with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia.
Does patient-controlled analgesia lead to delayed diagnosis of lower limb compartment syndrome?
Morphine is popular for intravenous patient-controlled analgesia in obstetrics (11) and is often used as a standard against which other interventions are evaluated.
She was then commenced on a morphine patient-controlled analgesia device and used 25 mg in the first 24 hours.
Analgesia from a surgically placed epidural has been compared with opioid patient-controlled analgesia after lumbar spine decompression and fusion, and found to reduce pain scores, opioid usage and increase patient satisfaction (1).
The University of Iowa is planning a Phase III trial comparing the efficacy as well as cost-effectiveness of the ON-Q with patient-controlled analgesia and regional analgesia," said Mark S.
Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) was commenced in the recovery room--morphine 2 mg boluses with a 10 minute lockout;
The sidestream CO2 monitoring option is also expected to be especially useful in applications involving patient-controlled analgesia where there is risk of a patient's respiratory effort being depressed by pain medications.
The hospital's anesthesiology group utilizes the Modem Propaq in combination with patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to monitor post-surgical total abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy patients.
Postoperative analgesia after total-hip arthroplasty: Comparison of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with morphine and single injection of femoral nerve or psoas compartment block.
Audit data from this service were reviewed to obtain the number of patients receiving epidural analgesia or intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV PCA) in the three years before and after the MASTER trial publication.
In the recovery room, patient-controlled analgesia with intravenous morphine was commenced (no background infusion, no additives, bolus 1 mg, lockout five minutes).

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