Intervention Review

Epidural analgesia for pain relief following hip or knee replacement

  1. Peter Choi1,
  2. Mohit Bhandari2,
  3. Julia Scott3,
  4. James D Douketis4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 21 JUL 2003

Assessed as up-to-date: 14 MAY 2003

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003071


How to Cite

Choi P, Bhandari M, Scott J, Douketis JD. Epidural analgesia for pain relief following hip or knee replacement. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003071. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003071.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of British Columbia, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  2. 2

    McMaster University, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hamilton Health Science-General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Hamilton Health Sciences, Department of Anaesthesia, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  4. 4

    McMaster University and St. Josephs Hospital, Department of Medicine, East Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

*Jane Cracknell, Cochrane Anaesthesia Review Group, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, Dept 5211, room 1204, Copenhagen, 2100, Denmark. jane_cracknell@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 21 JUL 2003

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