[Continuous anaesthetic infusion system at the surgical site]

Acevedo-Prado A, Atienza G
Record ID 32009100346
Authors' objectives:

To assess the efficacy/effectiveness and safety of the continuous anaesthetic infusion system at the surgical site as treatment in postoperative pain.
To analyse the costs of this system in comparison with other methods used in the common clinical practice.

Authors' recommendations: Nowadays, there is no clear evidence of greater effectiveness of the continuous infusion system versus other treatments in the management of postoperative pain.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2008
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Anesthesia, Inhalation
  • Anesthetics, Intravenous
Organisation Name: Scientific Advice Unit, avalia-t; The Galician Health Knowledge Agency (ACIS)
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Contact Email: avalia-t@sergas.es
Copyright: Galician Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AVALIA-T)
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