Patient-Controlled Analgesia

Thoracic Epidural Analgesia Effective After Multi-Organ Surgery

Thoracic Epidural Analgesia Effective After Multi-Organ Surgery

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Thoracic epidural analgesia is associated with greater pain control, lower need for narcotics, and fewer complications after hepatopancreatobiliary surgery compared with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia.

Patient-Controlled Analgesia More Costly Than Standard Care

Patient-Controlled Analgesia More Costly Than Standard Care

For patients presenting to the emergency department in pain, who are subsequently admitted to the hospital, the cost per hour in moderate or severe pain averted is higher for patient-controlled analgesia vs standard care.

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