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Pre-emptive analgesia: evidence, current status and future directions
(Greenwich Medical Media, 1995)
Although some studies of pre-emptive analgesia have reported small reductions in post-operative pain or analgesic consumption in favour of pre-incisional vs. post-incisional or post-operative treatment, most have not ...
Contribution of central neuroplasticity to pathological pain: review of clinical and experimental evidence
Peripheral tissue damage or nerve injury often leads to pathological pain processes, such as spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and allodynia, that persist for years or decades after all possible tissue healing has occurred. ...
High dose alfentanil pre-empts pain after abdominal hysterectomy
This study tested the hypothesis that high dose systemic alfentanil administered before and during abdominal hysterectomy would pre-empt post-operative pain to a greater extent than administration of either low dose ...
Transition from acute to chronic postsurgical pain: risk factors and protective factors
(Expert Reviews, 2009)
Most patients who undergo surgery recover uneventfully and resume their normal daily activities within weeks. Nevertheless, chronic postsurgical pain develops in an alarming proportion of patients. The prevailing approach ...