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Acute Pain Management

  • Preetma KoonerEmail author
  • Katherin Peperzak
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Abstract

Acute postoperative pain management is based on a multimodal approach including opioids, adjunct medications, and local anesthetics. Challenges to management include patients with previous history of opioid tolerance and side effects of medications in the setting of physiologic changes seen postoperatively.

Keywords

Opioids Epidural Pain 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Dr. Gregory Terman MD, PhD

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Pain MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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