Comparison of meperidine alone with meperidine plus dexmedetomidine for postoperative patient-controlled analgesia

Altindis N. T. , Karaaslan D., Peker T. T. , Ozmen S., Bulbul M.

NEUROSCIENCES, vol.13, no.2, pp.117-121, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : NEUROSCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-121


Objectives: To investigate if the addition of dexmedetomidine to meperidine in a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) device would reduce postoperative meperidine consumption when compared with meperidine alone.