Intrathecal Hydromorphone and Morphine for Postcesarean Delivery Analgesia: Determination of the ED90 Using a Sequential Allocation Biased-Coin Method

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(Abstracted from Anesth Analg, 123(3):690–697, 2016)

The criterion standard for pain control is intrathecal (IT) morphine, with an optimal dose for post–cesarean delivery analgesia ranging from 0 to 500 μg. However, there are national shortages of preservative-free morphine, as well as dose-dependent opioid-induced adverse effects (nausea, pruritus, sedation, and respiratory depression).

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