Medical Definition of Patient controlled analgesia

1. Self-administration of analgesics by a patient instructed in doing so, usually refers to self-dosing with intravenous opioid (for example, morphine) administered by means of a programmable pump. (16 Dec 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Patient Controlled Analgesia

patience is a virtue
patience of Job
patient-centreed care
patient acceptance of health care
patient admission
patient advocacy
patient care
patient care management
patient care planning
patient care team
patient compliance
patient controlled analgesia (current term)
patient credit and collection
patient discharge
patient education
patient escort service
patient identification systems
patient isolation
patient isolators
patient of
patient participation
patient readmission
patient role
patient satisfaction
patient selection
patient simulation

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