Friday, 23 March 2007

Effect of Postoperative Analgesia on Major Postoperative Complications: A Systematic Update of the Evidence

Spencer Liu is well known for his work on postoperative analgesia. Here he presents a systemic review of the evidence of analgesia and its effect on on postoperative complications such as respiratory and cardiac events. While they are cautious in their conclusions, an associated editorial by Paul White and Henrik Kehlet is critical of the methodology in most studies and highlights the way for future studies.

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