Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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The Efficacy of Systemic Lidocaine in the Management of Chronic Pain: A Literature Review

Fardin Yousefshahi 1 , 2 , Oana Predescu 3 and Juan Francisco Asenjo 4 , *
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1 Department of Anesthesiology, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
4 Professor, Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: June 2017, 7 (3); e44732
  • Published Online: April 22, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: December 13, 2016
  • Revised: February 5, 2017
  • Accepted: March 11, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.44732

To Cite: Yousefshahi F, Predescu O, Francisco Asenjo J. The Efficacy of Systemic Lidocaine in the Management of Chronic Pain: A Literature Review, Anesth Pain Med. 2017 ; 7(3):e44732. doi: 10.5812/aapm.44732.

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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Summary and Conclusion
4. Future Studies
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