Efficacy spectrum of antishivering medications: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Shivering
  • Sympatholytics

abstract

  • There is significant heterogeneity in the literature with respect to study methods and efficacy testing of antishivering treatments. Clonidine, meperidine, tramadol, nefopam, and ketamine were the most frequently reported pharmacological interventions and showed a variable degree of efficacy in randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials.

publication date

  • November 2012

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31825b931e

PubMed ID

  • 22890247

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3070

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 40

number

  • 11