analgesia

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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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For hospitals with a full range of analgesic options, the appropriate use of stand-alone ITNs will spare some women added restrictions and side effects compared to continuous epidural analgesia and may improve their satisfaction with mobility.
Seventeen RCTs including 1309 patients were identified comparing femoral nerve blockade (FNB) with systemic opioids (4-7), continuous epidural analgesia (CEA) (8,9), peripheral nerve blocks (10,11), intrathecal morphine (12) and local infiltration analgesia (LIA) techniques (13,14).
Royal College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Nursing, The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland et al 2004 Good practice in the management of continuous epidural analgesia in the hospital setting London, RCoA Available from: www.
Multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of delayed pushing for nulliparous women in the second stage of labor with continuous epidural analgesia.
Effects of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with morphine, continuous epidural analgesia, and continuous three-in-one block on postoperative pain and knee rehabilitation after unilateral total knee arthroplasty.

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