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Post-operative pain

Edited by David Leaper and Iain Whitaker

in Post-operative Complications

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199546268
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726071 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199546268.003.01

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Post-operative pain

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Pain physiology - Why treat pain? - Causes of post-operative pain - Assessment - Multimodal analgesia - The analgesic ladder - The acute pain team - Paracetamol - Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) - Opioids - Narcosis - Patient controlled analgesia (PCA) - Local anaesthetics - Regional anaesthesia - Epidural analgesia - Inhalational analgesia - Adjuvant drugs - Non-pharmacological methods - Specific patient groups - Post-operative nausea and vomiting

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine ; Pain Medicine

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