Pain Management: The Orthopaedic Surgeon's Perspective

Herkowitz, Harry N.; Dirschl, Douglas R.; Sohn, David H.
November 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 11, p2532
Academic Journal
The article provides information related to the management of postoperative pain. The author relates that post operative pain is a major concern of the orthopedic surgeon. Good pain control is not only pleasant for the patient but can also lead to earlier mobilization and faster rehabilitation. Several postoperative pain management are available which include narcotics, nerve blocks, and pain pumps.


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