TITLE

Pain Management: The Orthopaedic Surgeon's Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Herkowitz, Harry N.; Dirschl, Douglas R.; Sohn, David H.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 11, p2532
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27430016

 

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