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2020 Aug 13

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand

Post-operative opioid-related adverse events with intravenous oxycodone compared to morphine: a randomized controlled trial.


Cuvillon P, Alonso S, L'Hermite J, Reubrecht V, Zoric L, Vialles N, Faillie J L, Kouyoumdjian P, Boisson C, Raux M, Langeron O
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 Aug 13.
PMID: 32790073.


The value of intravenous oxycodone compared to morphine remains controversial. The purpose of this trial was to compare opioid-related adverse events (ORAES) of intravenous oxycodone and morphine after total hip arthroplasty.