Intervention Protocol

Perioperative local anaesthesia for reducing pain following tonsillectomy

  1. Rui Jun Lin1,
  2. Pia Pace-Asciak1,
  3. Martin J Burton2,
  4. Neil K Chadha1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009856


How to Cite

Lin RJ, Pace-Asciak P, Burton MJ, Chadha NK. Perioperative local anaesthesia for reducing pain following tonsillectomy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009856. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009856.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of British Columbia, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  2. 2

    UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, UK

*Neil K Chadha, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3V4, Canada. nchadha@cw.bc.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the effectiveness of pain relief through the use of perioperative local anaesthetic administration to the tonsillar region in (a) adults and (b) children undergoing tonsillectomy.