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Acute pain management in principle 

Acute pain management in principle
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Acute pain management in principle
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Jeremy N. Cashman

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199234721.003.0004
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date: 16 June 2019

Pain measurement is essential in evaluating response to analgesic therapy.

The oral route is the route of choice for analgesics in non-fasting patients.

Administering opioids by the neuraxial route provides superior analgesia to the same drug administered by parenteral routes.

Clinical practice guidelines may be useful in acute pain management.

Acute Pain Services improve the quality of post-operative pain management.

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