A prospective cohort study comparing early opioid requirement between Chinese from Hong Kong and caucasian Australians after major abdominal surgery

Alex Konstantatos, G Imberger, M Angliss, C H Cheng, A Z Y Meng, M T V Chan

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Matched cohorts of patients from Hong Kong (n-68) and Australia (n-68) were recruited. Patient attitudes and expectations to pain management documented. After operation, all patients received i.v. morphine using a patient-controlled analgesia device. Postoperative opioid consumption, pain intensity, and incidence of opioid-related sideeffects were recorded
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)797 - 803
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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