Stephan A. Schug, MD

(Last updated 15 August, 2001)

List of Publications
Original Articles

1) Heimann G, Schug S, Bergt U:Pharmakokinetik der kombinierten Antibiotikatherapie beim Neugeborenen
(Pharmacokinetics of the combined antibiotic treatment in newborns). Monatsschr Kinderheilkd 1983; 131: 58-62

2) Grond S, Zech D, Schug SA, Meuser T, Stobbe B, Lehmann KA:Schmerzdiagnose und Schmerztherapie bei malignen urologischen Erkrankungen (Diagnosis and therapy of cancer pain in urology patients). Akt Urol 1989; 20: 300-306

3) Schug SA, Zech D, Doerr U:Cancer pain management according to WHO Analgesic Guidelines in the course of time. J Pain Symptom Manage 1990; 5: 27-32

4) Grond S, Zech D, Schug S, Horrichs?Haermeyer G, Lehmann KA: Schmerztherapie in der Finalphase maligner Erkrankungen; (Pain management for the terminal stage of malignant disease). Der Schmerz 1990; 4: 22-28

5) Grond S, Zech D, Dahlmann H, Schug SA, Stobbe B, Lehmann KA
Ueberweisungsgrund: "Therapieresistente" Tumorschmerzen: Analyse der Schmerzmechanismen und der medikamentoesen Vorbehandlung; ("Intractable" cancer pain as a reason for referral. Analysis of pain etiology and previous drug therapy). Der Schmerz 1990; 4: 193-200

6) Schug SA, Robertson N, Robinson M, Gagan J: The Acute Pain Service at Auckland Hospital. NZSA Newsletter 1990; 38 No.4: 31-37

7) Grond S, Zech D, Schug SA, Lynch J, Lehmann KA: Validation of WHO-guidelines for cancer pain relief during the last days and hours of life. J Pain Symptom Manag 1991; 6: 411-422

8) Grond S, Zech D, Schug SA, Lynch J, Lehmann KA: The importance of non-opioid analgesics for cancer pain relief according to the guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Int J Clin Pharm Res 1991; 6: 253-260


9) Schug SA, Zech D, Grond S, Jung H, Meuser T, Stobbe B
A long-term survey of morphine in cancer pain patients
J Pain Symptom Manage 1992; 7: 259-266

10) Schug SA, Zech D, Grond S: A computerised documentation system for cancer pain management units. Computers in Biology and Medicine 1992; 22: 201-205

11) Grond S, Zech D, Lynch J, Schug S, Lehmann KA
Tramadol - a weak opioid for relief of cancer pain
The Pain Clinic 1992; 5: 241-247

12) Boas RA, Schug SA, Acland RH
Perineal pain after rectal amputation: A five year follow-up
Pain 1993; 52: 67-70

13) Schug SA, Haridas RP
Development and organizational structure of an acute pain service in a major teaching hospital
Aust NZ J Surg 1993; 63: 8-13

14) Grond S, Zech D, Schug S, Meuser T, Stobbe B, Lehmann KA
Pain assessment and pain relief according to WHO?Guidelines
in head and neck cancer
Ann Oto Rhino Laryng 1993; 102: 342-348

15) Schug SA, Torrie JJ
Safety assessment of postoperative pain management by an acute pain service
Pain 1993; 55: 387-391

16) Schug SA, Fry R
Continuous regional analgesia in comparison to systemic opioid administration for post-operative pain control
Anaesthesia 1994; 49: 528-532

17) Large RG, Schug SA
Opioids for chronic pain of non-malignant origin - caring and crippling ?
Health Care Analysis 1995; 3: 5-11

18) Schug SA, Cann J, Fry RA, Dijkhuizen M
Continuous epidural infusion of bupivacaine 0.125% - fentanyl 0.0001% for routine postoperative analgesia
The Pain Clinic 1996; 9: 31-40

19) Schug SA, Scott DA, Payne J, Mooney P, Hägglöf B
Postoperative analgesia by continuous extradural infusion of ropivacaine after upper abdominal surgery
British Journal of Anaesthesia 1996; 76: 487-491

20) Sidebotham D, Dijkhuizen M, Schug SA
The safety and utilisation of Patient Controlled Analgesia
Journal of Pain Symptom Manage 1997; 14: 202-209

21) Sidebotham DA, Russel K, Dijkhuizen MR, Tester P, Schug SA
Low dose fentanyl improves continuous bupivcaine epidural analgesia following orthopaedic, urological or general surgery
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1997; 1(1): 27-32

22) Schug SA, Payne JP, Baker P, Holford NHG
Non-stationary pharmacokinetics of bupivacaine during continuous interpleural infusion
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1997; 1(1): 15-20

23) Sidebotham D, Reddy M, Schug SA
Einfluss der postoperativen Schmerztherapie auf Übelkeit und Erbrechen
(Patients' expectations and experiences of postoperative nausea and vomiting)
Der Schmerz 1997; 11: 241-246

24) Schug SA, Sidebotham DA, McGuinnety M, Thomas J, Fox L
Acetaminophen as an adjunct to morphine by patient controlled analgesia in the management of acute postoperative pain
Anesth Analg 1998; 87: 368 - 372

25) Atkinson L, Kluger M, Lloyd d, Schug SA
Acute pain services - effecting change in nursing attitudes towards postoperative analgesia
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1999; 2(1): 7-16

26) Scott DA, Blake D, Buckland M, Etches R, Halliwell R, Marsland C, Merridew G, Murphy D, Paech M, Schug SA, Turner G, Walker S, Huizar K, Gustafsson U
A comparison of epidural ropivacaine infusion alone and in combination with 1, 2, and 4 mg/ml of fentanyl for 72 hours of postoperative analgesia following major abdominal surgery
Anesth Analg 1999; 88: 857-864

27) O'Connor A, Schug SA, Cardwell H
A comparison of the efficacy and safety of morphine and meperidine as analgesia for renal colic in the emergency setting
Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine 2000; 17(4): 261-264

28) Rodgers A, Walker N, Schug SA, McKee A, Kehlet H, van Zundert A, Sage D, Futter M, Saville G, Clark T, MacMahon S
Reduction of post-operative mortality and morbidity with epidural or spinal anaesthesia: results from an overview of randomised trials
British Medical Journal 2000; 321: 1493-1497



29) Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Schug SA, Briant R, Scott A, Johnson S, Bingley W
Adverse events regional feasibility study: Methodological results
New Zealand Medical Journal 2001; 114: 200-202

30) Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Schug SA, Briant R, Scott A, Johnson S, Bingley W
Adverse events regional feasibility study: Indicative findings
New Zealand Medical Journal 2001; 114: 203-205

31) Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Fitzjohn J, Hider P, Briant R, Schug SA
Compensation for medical injury in New Zealand: Does 'no fault' increase uptake and reduce social and clinical selectivity of claims?
Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 2001 (submitted for publication)

32) Merry AF, Holland RI, Middleton NG, Schug SA, James M, McGrath KA
Clinical tolerability of perioperative tenoxicam: a prospective, controlled, double- blind, multi-centre study
British Journal of Anaesthesia 2001 (submitted for publication)

33) McNeil AR, Harris RG, Schug SA
The treatment of pain in demented patients after hip fracture surgery
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2001 (submitted for publication)

34) Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Fitzjohn J, Hider P, Schug SA, Briant R, Scott A
Co-morbidity and health outcomes in three Auckland hospitals
New Zealand Medical Journal 2001 (submitted for publication)

35) Davis P, Lay-Yee R, Briant R, Schug SA, Scott A, Johnson S
Medical injury under "no fault": Results from a national survey of New Zealand hospitals
British Journal of Medicine 2001 (to be submitted)




Review Articles, Comments, Editorials and Letters

1) Berendes S, Schug SA, Bonhoeffer K
Zur Patientensicherheit waehrend laserchirurgischer Eingriffe im HNO?Bereich
(Patient safety during laser surgery in the ENT region)
Anaesth Intensivmed 1987; 28: 312?314

2) Seemann H, Schug S, Zech D, Zimmermann M
Bericht ueber den "2nd International Congress on Cancer Pain"
Der Schmerz 1988; 2: 216?224

3) Seemann H, Schug S, Zech D, Zimmermann M
Bewertung und Behandlung von Schmerzen bei Tumorpatienten
(Diagnosis and treatment of pain in cancer patients)
Med Klin 1988; 83: 846?853

4) Zech D, Schug SA
Bericht ueber die Themengebiete:
"Pathophysiologie und Behandlung akuter Schmerzen.
Krebsschmerz, medikamentoese und rueckenmarksnahe Therapie"
(Review: Pathology and treatment of acute pain. Systemic and intraspinal treatment of cancer pain)
Der Schmerz 1991; 5: 98-109

5) Schug SA, Merry AF, Acland RH
The use of opioids in pain of non malignant origin
Drugs 1991; 42: 228-239

6) Merry AF, Schug SA, Richards EG, Large RG
Opioids in the treatment of chronic pain of non malignant origin
NZMJ 1991; 104: 520-521

7) Schug SA, Dunlop R, Zech D
Pharmacological management of cancer pain
Drugs 1992; 43: 44-53

8) Schug SA, Zech D, Grond S
Adverse effects of systemic opioid analgesics
Drug Safety 1992; 7: 200-213

9) Merry AF, Schug SA, Richards EG, Large RG
Opioids in chronic pain of non malignant origin: State of the debate in New Zealand
Eur J Pain 1992; 13: 39-43

10) Schug SA, Dunlop R, Grond S, Zech D
Comment on Banning, Sjoegren and Henriksen, Pain, 47 (1991) 129-134
Pain 1992; 50: 238

11) Schug SA, Large RG
Economical considerations of pain management
Pharmacoeconomics 1993; 3: 260 - 267

12) Schug SA
Does it matter that spinal catheters go everywhere?
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1994; 6(3): 14-15

13) Schug SA
Anaesthesia-based acute pain services
Sensorium 1994; 1: 1-4

14) Schug SA
The effect of epidural and general anaesthesia on thermoregulation
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1994; 6(4): 4-5

15) Fox L, Schug SA
Treatment of Anaphylaxis
Prescriber Update 1995; 8: 2-8

16) Schug SA, Burrell R, Payne J, Tester P
Pre-emptive epidural analgesia may prevent phantom limb pain
Regional Anesthesia 1995; 20: 256

17) Schug SA, Anderson B
The treatment of anaphylaxis in children
Prescriber Update 1995; 9: 2-3

18) Schug SA
No relevant advantages of combined spinal-epidural block for Caesarean section
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1995; 7(2): 15

19) Schug SA
Epidural clonidine is a useful adjunct to epidural morphine after major abdominal surgery
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1995; 7(4): 26-27

20) Jones D, Schug SA
Opioids in chronic pain of non-malignant origin: an interim consensus (letter)
New Zealand Medical Journal 1995; 108: 492

21) Schug SA, Large RG
The use of opioids in chronic pain of non-malignant origin
Pain - Clinical Updates 1995; 3(3): 1-4


22) Schug SA
Patient Controlled Analgesia (Book review)
New Zealand Medical Journal 1996; 109: 130

23) Baird M, Schug SA
Safety aspects of postoperative pain relief
Pain Digest 1996; 6: 219-225

24) Schug SA
Externalized intrathecal catheters provide long-term analgesia in cancer pain
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1996; 8(1): 22

25) Sidebotham DA, Schug SA
Oh the pain, the pain !
New Zealand Science Monthly 1996; 7(9): 10

26) Schug SA, Sidebotham DA
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1996; 6(5): 321- 323

27) Drage M, Schug SA
Analgesia in the Elderly
Drugs & Aging 1996; 9(5): 311-318

28) Sidebotham DA, Schug SA
The management of acute pain. Part I: Patient controlled analgesia
Anaesthesia Aotearoa 1996; 6(4): 5-6

29) Sidebotham DA, Schug SA
Stereochemistry in anaesthesia
Clinical Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 1997; 24:126-130

30) Sidebotham DA, Anderson B, Featherstone D, Schug SA
Transfer of adenovirus infection from patient to anaesthetist during emergency tracheal intubation
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1997; 25: 83-85

31) Sidebotham DA, Schug SA
The management of acute pain. Part II: Epidural Analgesia
Anaesthesia Aotearoa 1997; 7(1): 5-6

32) Schug SA, Thomas JM
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1997; 7(2): 108

33) Sidebotham DA, Schug SA, Petcu E
Pain control
New Zealand Medical Journal 1997; 110: 65-67

34) Schug SA, Thomas JM
Incisional morphine after inguinal herniotomy is ineffective
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1997; 9(1): 27

35) Schug SA, Thomas JM
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1997; 7(4): 225-228

36) Sidebotham DA, Willoughby E, Schug SA
Late recurrence of post dural puncture headache
Regional Anesthesia 1997; 22(4): 382-384

37) Schug SA, Thomas JM
Low dose tenoxicam by intramuscular injection or local infiltration is ineffective
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1997; 9(2): 21-22

38) Schug SA
Pain: A subjective feeling - what else ? (letter)
Anaesthesia Aotearoa 1997; 7(2):2

39) Schug SA, J Thomas
Paravertebral analgesia is superior to interpleural after thoracotomy
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1997; 9(3): 14-15

40) Schug SA, Thomas JM
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1997; 7(5): 296-298

41) Thomas JM, Schug SA
A combination of intravenous ketoprofen-propacetamol reduces pain following discectomy
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1997; 9(4): 18-19

42) Schug SA
Why 'Acute Pain'? (editorial)
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1997; 1(1): 5

43) Thomas JM, Schug SA
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1997; 7(6): 381-383

44) Schug SA, Ritchie JE
Day-stay anaesthesia with a combination of spinal bupivacaine and fentanyl
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1998; 10(1): 17-18

45) Schug SA, Ritchie JE
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1998; 8(2): 119-121

46) Ritchie JE, Schug SA
Optimizing lidocaine for intra-arterial regional anaesthesia
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 1998; 10(2): 28-29

47) Ritchie JE, Schug SA
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1998; 8(3): 190-217

48) Schug SA
1988 - 1998: The 10th anniversary of acute pain services (editorial)
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1998; 1(4): 5

49) Wulf H, Schug SA, Allvin R, Kehlet H
Postoperative patient management - how can we make progress ?
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1998; 1(4): 32-44

50) Schug SA, Ritchie JE
Stereoselective Activity of Local Anaesthetics
Current Review of Pain 1998; 2: 163-170

51) Schug SA
Einführung eines postoperativen Schmerzdienstes in der Klinik
(Establishment of an Acute Pain Service in a Hospital)
Anästhesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 1999; 34: 360-363

52) Thomas JM, Schug SA
Recent advances in the pharmacokinetics of local anaesthetics
Clinical Pharmacokinetics 1999; 36(1): 67-83

53) Ritchie JE, Schug SA
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1999; 9(1): 64-65

54) Moharib M, Ritchie JE, Schug SA
Literature Review
Pain Digest 1999; 9(2): 134-139

55) Cardwell HMD, Schug SA
Education is the cornerstone of managing postoperative pain
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 1999; 11(1): 17-18

56) Cardwell HMD, Schug SA
Deep or superficial cervical plexus block - which is best for carotid endarterectomy ?
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 1999; 11(2): 23-24

57) Schug SA
Intramuscular opioids - the slow extinction of a dinosaur (editorial)
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1999; 2(2): 56-59


58) Schug SA, Buerkle H, Moharib M, Cardwell HMD
New drugs for neuraxial blockade
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology 1999; 12(5): 551-557

59) Schug SA
Acute pain becomes chronic pain - Is it here that 'preemptive analgesia' really plays a role? (editorial)
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 1999; 2(3): 108-109

60) Davis K, Cooper L, Schug SA
How to treat chronic pain ?
New Zealand Doctor 1999; 27/10: 21-27

61) Cardwell HMD, Schug SA
Ropivacaine is the preferred local anaesthetic for combined sciatic-femoral nerve blocks
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 1999; 11(4): 19-20

62) Schug SA, Ritchie JE
Use of opioids in chronic pain of non-malignant origin
New Ethicals 1999; 2(12): 37-45

63) Watson D, Schug SA
Ketamine - Filling a niche in postoperative pain management
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 2000; 12(1): 13

64) Schug SA, Sidebotham DA
Regional anaesthesia for day case surgery: which systemic supplement ?
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 2000; 12(2): 3-8

65) Drage M, Schug SA
Analgesia in the Elderly
New Ethicals 2000; 3(6): 39-44

66) Watson D, Schug SA
High-dose ropivacaine offers minimal advantages over bupivacaine for hernia repair
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 2000; 12(2): 22

67) Todd Sitzman B, Watson D, Schug SA
Combined general and epidural anesthesia for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Techniques in Regional Anesthesia 2000; 4(2): 91-100

68) Schug SA
Patient controlled analgesia - the good, the bad and the ugly!
International Journal of Acute Pain Management 2000; 3(2): 60-61

69) Schug SA, Lowe B
Chronic daily headache
New Zealand Pharmacy 2000; 20(11): 19-22

70) Watson D, Schug SA
Efficacy and safety of regional anaesthesia in paediatric cardiac surgery
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 2000; 12(4):30-31

71) Schug SA, Davis K
Acute Pain Management
Recent Advances in Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2000; 21: 61-76

72) Schug SA, Lim A
Adverse effects of tramadol
Prescriber Update 2001; 20: 26-30
http://www.medsafe.govt.nz/Profs/Safety/tramadol.htm

73) Schug SA
Correction factor for comparisons between levobupivacaine and racemic bupivacaine (letter)
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2001;26(1):91

74) Schug SA, Rauschkolb-Löffler C
Regionale Verfahren besser als Allgemeinnarkose
Der Anaesthesist 2001; 50(1): Pharmareport

75) Schug SA
Is the addition of fentanyl to epidural ropivacaine infusions useful?
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 2001; 13(1): 19

76) Schug SA
Patient satisfaction - politically correct fashion of the nineties or a valuable measure of outcome? (editorial)
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2001; 26(3): 193-195

77) Schug SA, Thornton M
Targeted introduction of practice guidelines reduces costs of postoperative analgesia
International Monitor of Regional Anaesthesia 2001; 13(2); 20-21

78) Paech M, Schug SA
Reply re: Delayed diagnosis of post-operative leg ischaemia with epidural analgesia United Journal 2001; 2: 25-26

79) Wheatley RG, Schug SA, Watson D
Safety and efficacy of postoperative epidural analgesia
British Journal of Anaesthesia 2001; 87: 47-61

80) Thomas JM, Schug SA, Watson D
Continuous peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative pain relief
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2001 (accepted for publication)



Books and Monographs:

1) Schug SA
Die Pharmakokinetik der kombinierten Antibiotikatherapie beim Neugeborenen unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung des Gentamicins
Published Doctoral Thesis
University of Cologne, Koeln, 1983

2) Zech D, Schug SA, Horsch M
Therapiekompendium Tumorschmerz
(Manual of Cancer Pain Therapy)
perimed Verlag, Erlangen, 1988

3) Zielinski H, Pfreundschuh M, Schug S, Zech D
Palliative Therapie bei Krebspatienten
Karger Verlag, Basel und Muenchen, 1990

4) Schug SA
The Acute Pain Service at Auckland Hospital
Published Guidelines
University of Auckland, Auckland, 1991-1999 (multiple editions)

5) Zech D, Schug SA, Grond S
Therapiekompendium Tumorschmerz und Symptomkontrolle
(Manual of Cancer Pain and Symptom Management)
2nd revised edition
perimed Verlag, Erlangen, 1992

6) Zech D, Schug SA, Grond S
Therapiekompendium Tumorschmerz und Symptomkontrolle
(Manual of Cancer Pain and Symptom Management)
3rd revised edition
perimed Verlag, Erlangen, 1996

7) Zech D, Schug SA, Grond S
Therapiekompendium Tumorschmerz und Symptomkontrolle
(Manual of Cancer Pain and Symptom Management)
4th revised edition
perimed Verlag, Erlangen, 1997

8) Zech D, Schug SA, Grond S
Therapiekompendium Tumorschmerz und Symptomkontrolle
(Manual of Cancer Pain and Symptom Management)
5th revised edition
perimed Verlag, Erlangen, 1999

Contributions to Books

1) Schug SA, Bonhoeffer K
Dauertherapie als Risikofaktor
(Long term treatment as a risk factor in anaesthesia)
in: Der Risikopatient in der Anaesthesie, pp. 40-45
edited by Ahnefeld FW, Seeling W
Springer Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1986

2) Zech D, Schug SA, Knopf H, Meuser T, Hartnagel M
Schmerztherapie
in: Jahresbericht 1985 Station fuer Palliative Therapie
edited by H. Pichlmaier, H.R. Zielinski
Eigendruck Bildungsforum, Koeln, 1986

3) Zech D, Schug SA, Grond S
Schmerztherapie
in: Jahresbericht 1988 Station fuer Palliative Therapie
edited by H. Pichlmaier, H.R. Zielinski
Eigendruck Bildungsforum, Koeln, 1989

4) Bowdler I, Hankemeier U, Zech D, Schug SA
Grundlagen der Behandlung
(Fundamentals of Cancer Pain Management)
in: Tumorschmerztherapie
edited by U. Hankemeier, I. Bowdler, D. Zech
Springer Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1989

5) Zech D, Schug SA
Medikamentöse Therapie
(Pharmacological Management of Cancer Pain)
in: Tumorschmerztherapie
edited by U. Hankemeier, I. Bowdler, D. Zech
Springer Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1989

6) Zech D, Schug SA
Schmerztherapie beim sterbenden Patienten
(Pain Management in the Dying Patient)
in: Tumorschmerztherapie
edited by U. Hankemeier, I. Bowdler, D. Zech
Springer Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1989

7) Bowdler I, Hankemeyer U, Zech D, Brandt F, Schuele?Hein K,
Schug SA
Kasuistik
in: Tumorschmerztherapie
edited by U. Hankemeier, I. Bowdler, D. Zech
Springer Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1989

8) Sidebotham DA, Payne J, Schug SA
Phantom Limb Pain
in: Australasian Anaesthesia
edited by J. Kenneally
Bridge Printery Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1996

9) Schug SA, Zech D
Prinzipien der Schmerztherapie
(Principles of Cancer Pain Therapy)
in: Textbuch der Palliativmedizin, pp. 427-430
edited by E. Aulbert und D. Zech
Schattauer Verlag, Stuttgart and New York, 1997

10) Schug SA, Sidebotham DA
Local Anaesthetics
in: Side Effects of Drugs, Annual 20, pp. 121-132
edited by J. Aronson
Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1997

11) Rodgers A, Schug SA
Systematic review of randomised trials of regional anaesthesia
in: Highlights in Pain Therapy and Regional Anaesthesia VII
edited by A. Van Zundert
ESRA, Cyprus, 1998

12) Schug SA
Safety of regional techniques for postoperative analgesia
in: Highlights in Pain Therapy and Regional Anaesthesia VII
edited by A. Van Zundert
ESRA, Cyprus, 1998

13) Schug SA
The safety and utilisation of patient-controlled analgesia
in: Highlights in Pain Therapy and Regional Anaesthesia VII
edited by A. Van Zundert
ESRA, Cyprus, 1998

14) Schug SA, Thomas JM
Local Anaesthetics
in: Side Effects of Drugs, Annual 21, pp 129 - 139
edited by J. Aronson
Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1998

15) Schug SA
The CORTRA Study. A collaborative overview of randomised trials of regional anaesthesia
in: Highlights in Pain Therapy and Regional Anaesthesia VIII
edited by A. Van Zundert
ESRA, Cyprus, 1999


16) Schug SA, Ritchie JE
Local Anaesthetics
in: Side Effects of Drugs, Annual 22, pp. 134-145
edited by J. Aronson
Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1999

17) Schug SA, Cardwell HMD
Local Anaesthetics
In: Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs, 14th Edition, pp. 339-356
edited by NMG Dukes and JK Aronson
Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2000

18) Schug SA, Cardwell HMD
Local Anaesthetics
In: Side Effects of Drugs, Annual 23, pp. 136-148
edited by J. Aronson
Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2000

19) Schug SA, Watson D
Local Anaesthetics
In: Side Effects of Drugs, Annual 24
edited by J. Aronson
Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001 (accepted for publication)

20) Schug SA, Cardwell HMD
Clinical Pharmacology
In: Clinical Pain Management
Edited by Rice, Warfield, Justins & Eccleston
Arnold, London, 2001 (submitted for publication)

21) Schug SA, Ritchie JE
Principles of oral analgesic therapy in cancer pain
In: Clinical Pain Management
Edited by Rice, Warfield, Justins & Eccleston
Arnold, London, 2001 (submitted for publication)



Selected Abstracts

1) Schug S, Zech D, Doerr U
The use of morphine in cancer pain ? a German problem ?
J Pain Symptom Manage 1988; 3: S26

2) Zech D, Schug S, Doerr U
Change of steps in the course of WHO method of cancer pain relief
J Pain Symptom Manage 1988; 3: S27

3) Zech D, Grond S, Meuser T, Stobbe B, Schug SA
Ursache, Lokalisation und Therapie der Schmerzen bei 72 Patienten mit malignen urologischen Erkrankungen
Anaesthesist 1988; 37 [Suppl]: 243

4) Schug SA, Zech D, Grond S
Morphine dosages in the management of cancer pain
Pain 1990; 5 [Suppl]: 361

5) Grond S, Zech D, Schug SA, Lehmann KA
Clinical classification of cancer pain in 1140 patients
1er Congres de l'association europeenne des soins palliatifs,
Paris, 17-19.10.1990, Abstracts, p 136

6) Zech D, Grond S, Schug SA, Meuser T, Stobbe B, Lehmann KA
Pain control according to WHO guidelines in 1140 patients
1er Congres de l'association europeenne des soins palliatifs,
Paris, 17-19.10.1990, Abstracts, p 137

7) Grond S, Zech D, Schug SA, Lynch J, Lehmann KA
he importance of non-opioid analgesics for cancer pain relief according to the guidelines of the World Health Organisation
4th Interscience World Conference on Inflammation
Geneva, 15-18 April 1991, Abstracts, # 232

8) Grond S, Zech D, Schug SA, Lynch J, Lehmann KA
Anpassung der Schmerztherapie im Verlauf fortgeschrittener maligner Erkrankungen
Anaesthesist 1991; 40 [Suppl.1]: S117

9) Grond S, Schug SA, Zech D, Lehmann KA
Ein Datenbanksystem zur Qualitaetskontrolle in der Tumorschmerztherapie
Anaesthesist 1991; 40 [Suppl.2]: S139

10) Grond S, Zech D, Hinck T, Schug SA
Schmerzanalyse bei Tumorerkrankungen
Anaesthesist 1991; 40 [Suppl.2]: S321


11) Schug SA, Cann J, Fry RA
Continuous epidural infusion of a Bupivacaine-Fentanyl-mixture for postoperative pain relief: A follow-up of 425 patients
Regional Anesthesia 1992; 17 [Suppl.3]: 77

12) Fry RA, Schug SA
Continuous regional analgesia - a tool in the Acute Pain Service
Regional Anaesthesia 1992; 17 [Suppl.3]: 10

13) Boas RA, Schug SA, Hatangdi V
Single-Needle Bilateral Sympathetic Block: A Computed Tomography Scan Simulation and Clinical Study
Regional Anesthesia 1992; 17 [Suppl.3]: 54

14) Torrie JJ, Schug SA
The safety of postoperative pain management - a three year survey of an Acute Pain Service
Abstracts 7th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications,Seattle,1993

15) Schug SA
Use of opioids in chronic non-malignant pain
Abstracts 7th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications,Seattle,1993

16) Grond S, Zech D, Meuser T, Lynch J, Schug SA, Lehmann KA
Tramadol for relief of cancer pain - evaluation of efficacy and safety during long-term treatment
Abstracts 7th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications,Seattle,1993

17) Dijkhuizen M, Schug SA
Dose finding studies on the combination of bupivacaine and low-dose fentanyl for postoperative epidural infusion
Clinical&Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 1993; Suppl.1:21

18) Schug SA, Payne JP, Baker P, Holford NHG
Non-stationary pharmacokinetics of bupivacaine during continuous interpleural infusion
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1994; 6(Suppl.): 33

19) Schug SA
Continuous regional analgesia - A safe technique to provide postoperative pain relief
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1994; 6(Suppl.): 32

20) Schug SA, Torrie JJ, Fry RA
Safety of an Acute Pain Service - A four year survey
Anaesthesia Intensive Care 1994; 22: 478


21) Schug SA, Scott DA, Payne J, Mooney P, Hägglöf B
Epidural infusion of ropivacaine for postoperative analgesia following upper abdominal surgery: A dose-finding study
Anesthesiology 1994; 81: A977

22) Schug SA
Ropivacaine or the stereoselective effect of local anaesthetics
Proceedings of ASCEPT 1994; 1: 108

23) Schug SA
Modern concepts of pain management
Abstract Book I of 9th AACA 1994: 44-48

24) Payne J, Schug SA
Comparison between epidural and systemic analgesia for postoperative pain management after hemicolectomy
Regional Anesthesia 1995; 20 [Suppl 2S]: 63

25) Schug SA
Outcomes research in acute pain management
Scientific Programme ANZCA ASM 1995; A89: 183

26) Lynch J, Schug SA, Rodgers A, Zech D
Postdural puncture head ache following spinal anaesthesia: A metaanalysis
Anaesthesist 1995; 44 [Suppl 2]: S235

27) Schug SA
Daten zur Qualitaetssicherung postoperativer Schmerztherapie
Anaesthesist 1995; 44 [Suppl 2]: S324

28) Schug SA, Burrell R, Payne J, Tester P
The effect of epidural analgesia on postamputation pain
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1995; Suppl: 34

29) Merry A, Schug SA, Rodgers A
Epidural steroid injections for sciatica and back pain: A meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials
Regional Anesthesia 1996; 21 [Suppl 2S]: 64

30) Schug SA, Payne JP, Dijkhuizen MRJ
Routine analgesia after day stay surgery: slow release dihydrocodeine compared with paracetamol
Abstracts 8th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications,Seattle,1996

31) Schug SA, Maier C, Sandler AN
Balanced epidural analgesia: Efficacy, side-effects and safety aspects
Abstracts 8th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications,Seattle,1996


32) Sidebotham DA, Schug SA, McGuinnety M, Fox L
Acetaaminophen as an adjunct to morphine by patient controlled analgesia in the management of acute postoperative pain
Regional Anesthesia 1997; 22 [Suppl 2S]: 80

33) Merry AF, Holland RI, Middleton NG, Schug SA, Webster CS
Perioperative tenoxicam - safety and efficacy. A randomized controlled trial
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1997; 25 (1): 179

34) Merry A, Holland R, Middleton N, Schug S, Webster C
Peripoperative tenoxicam - Update
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1997; 25 (6): 713

35) Schug SA
Hat die Schmerztherapie Einfluss auf das Outcome?
Der Schmerz 1999; 2: 176

36) Melvan M, Schug SA
Use of an electronic pain recorder to assess postoperative pain and efficacy of oral step-down analgesia
Abstracts 9th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications, Seattle 1999; 604

37) Schug SA, Ritchie JE, Kanji K, Seay M
Evaluation of the use of sustained-release morphine in subacute post-trauma pain
Abstracts 9th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications,Seattle 1999; 345

38) Shen Q, Schug SA, Ritchie JE, Thomas JM, Sidebotham DA
Dose finding study on droperidol as an adjunct to morphine via patient- controlled analgesia to reduce post-operative nausea and vomiting
Abstracts 9th World Congress on Pain, IASP Publications, Seattle 1999; 78

39) Petcu E, Schug SA
A single infusion of pamidronate provides acute relief of bone pain secondary to bone metastases
International Monitor on Regional Anaesthesia 1999; 11(3): 34

40) Schug SA
Senkung der perioperativen Morbidität und Mortalität durch Regionalanaesthesie: eine Meta-Analyse
Anaesthesiologie Intensivmedizin 2000; 41: 273

41) Schug SA
Technik der Meta-Analyse
Anaesthesiologie Intensivmedizin 2000; 41: 295

42) Lim AW, Schug SA
Tramadol versus morphine as oral step-down analgesia after postoperative epidural analgesia
Regional Anesthesia Pain Medicine 2001;26(2): S133
43) Shen Q, Schug SA, Cardwell H
Evaluation of low-dose droperidol as a Routine Adjunct to morphine via patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) devices
ANZCA HKCA CSM 2001 Handbook, Hong Kong 2001: A58

44) Schug SA
Adjuvants in Postoperative Pain Management
ANZCA HKCA CSM 2001 Handbook, Hong Kong 2001: A76