I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

2019 Jul

Can J Neurol Sci



Opioid-Free Analgesia for Supratentorial Craniotomies: A Systematic Review.


Darmawikarta D, Sourour M, Couban R, Kamath S, Reddy K K, Shanthanna H
Can J Neurol Sci. 2019 Jul; 46(4):415-422.
PMID: 31293233.


Post-craniotomy pain can be severe and is often undermanaged. Opioids can interfere with neurological monitoring and are associated with adverse effects. This systematic review aimed to identify measures of opioid-free analgesia and compare their effectiveness with opioid analgesia for post-craniotomy pain in patients with supratentorial tumors.