Can Acute and Chronic Postsurgical Pain Be Decreased with Perioperative Neuropathic Agents?
A 55-year-old nurse presents for a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction for breast cancer. She failed treatment with chemoradiation and is now here for surgery. After developing chronic tenderness from her radiation therapy, she did some research on PubMed.
KeywordsAcute pain Chronic pain Neuropathic agents Pain management Gabapentin
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