Acute post-operative pain: A systematic review

B. V. Sunil, P. Kavya, P. Trishna, Mahesh Nayak

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Post-operative pain management is very important part of surgical care. Improper management of perioperative pain can result in increased hospital stay, cast of treatment, morbidity or mortality. This review aims to present key considerations for postoperative pain management. Searches of the Cochrane, PubMed and Google Scholar databases were performed using terms postoperative pain, pain management, acute pain, and analgesia. Result and conclusion. Effective treatment of acute postoperative pain is possible when we utilize a true multimodal approach which includes non-pharmacological and pharmaceutical strategies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-104
Number of pages5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 03-2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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