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Analgesia, Patient-Controlled MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Analgesia, Patient-Controlled
Tree Number(s)
E03.091.120
Unique ID
D016058
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016058
Scope Note
Relief of PAIN, without loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, through ANALGESIC AGENTS administered by the patients. It has been used successfully to control POSTOPERATIVE PAIN, during OBSTETRIC LABOR, after BURNS, and in TERMINAL CARE. The choice of agent, dose, and lockout interval greatly influence effectiveness. The potential for overdose can be minimized by combining small bolus doses with a mandatory interval between successive doses (lockout interval).
Entry Term(s)
Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Previous Indexing
Analgesia (1975-1990)
Self Administration (1979-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/03/23
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Analgesia, Patient-Controlled Preferred
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