Pruritus in dialysis patients treated with parenteral lidocaine Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lidocaine
  • Pruritus
  • Renal Dialysis

abstract

  • A double blind study comparing lidocaine to saline was carried out in 20 patients with persisting pruritus. In 8 of 10 lidocaine treated patients pruritus was relieved. One of 6 saline treated patients had relief (chi square=6.1, P<0.02).

publication date

  • November 12, 1977

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 831109

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 261

end page

  • 2

volume

  • 296

number

  • 5