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Management of postoperative pain

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By Scott Bentley General Practitioner / GP Anaesthetist in Australia.
H Marcus, H J Gerbershagen, L M Peelen, S Aduckathil, T H Kappen, C J Kalkman, W Meissner, U M Stamer
BACKGROUND: A large cohort study recently reported high pain scores after caesarean section (CS). The aim of this study was to analyse how pain after CS interferes with patients' activities and to identify possible causes of insufficient pain treatment. METHODS: We analysed pain scores, pain-related interferences (with movement, deep breathing, mood and sleep), analgesic techniques, analgesic consumption, adverse effects and the wish to have received more analgesics during the first 24 h after surgery...
August 2015: European Journal of Pain: EJP
Christian C Apfel, Alparslan Turan, Kimberly Souza, Joseph Pergolizzi, Cyrill Hornuss
Opioids are a key risk factor for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). As intravenous (i.v.) acetaminophen reduces postoperative pain and opioid requirements, one would expect i.v. acetaminophen to be associated with a lower incidence of opioid-induced side effects, including PONV. We conducted a systematic search using Medline and Cochrane databases supplemented with hand search of abstract proceedings to identify randomized-controlled trials of i.v. acetaminophen. Inclusion criteria were (a) randomized for i...
May 2013: Pain
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