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Patient-Controlled Analgesia for Pediatric Surgical or Cancer Patients: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: June 24, 2014
Project Number: RB0697-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of patient-controlled analgesia, specifically hydromorphone and morphine, for pediatric surgical or cancer patients?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of patient-controlled analgesia, specifically hydromorphone and morphine, for pediatric surgical or cancer patients.