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Analgesics in day case surgery 

Analgesics in day case surgery
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Analgesics in day case surgery
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Jan Jakobsson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199652969.003.0004
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date: 25 January 2021

The day case patient is to leave the hospital within hours following surgery; thus special emphasis must be placed on providing adequate pain management throughout the perioperative course as well as following discharge.

Information and active coaching of the patient through the entire perioperative period is of great importance; patient satisfaction is important and efforts should be focused on obtaining adequate pain relief with minimum side effects....

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