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Acute pain 

Acute pain
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Acute pain
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0039
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date: 08 August 2020

Adrian Dashfield

Introduction 1090

Analgesic drugs 1092

Patient-controlled analgesia 1100

Epidural analgesia 1102

Continuous peripheral nerve blockade 1106

Stimulation-produced analgesia: TENS and acupuncture 1107

The opioid-dependent patient 1108

The patient with a substance abuse disorder 1110

Acute neuropathic pain following surgery 1111

Severe postoperative pain and the stress response to surgery cause increased morbidity and mortality....

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