Control of Acute Postoperative Pain by Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation after Open Cardiac Operations: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Prospective Study


Emmiler M., Solak O., Kocogullari C., Dundar U., Ayva E., Ela Y., ...More

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.11, no.5, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20081083
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM

Abstract

Objective: We investigated the effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy on pain during the first 24 hours after a cardiac surgical procedure.