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Postoperative pain


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Acute pain guidelines review

Dr Hermann Ribera describes common types of acute pain such as back, abdominal and postoperative pain and summarises some guideline recommendations for their management.

Case study: Complex paediatric postoperative pain management

Dr Benjamin M Thomas describes the analgesic challenges in the postoperative period following paediatric orthopaedic surgery

Relief of acute pain after surgery in opioid-tolerant patients

Pain expert, Professor Harald Breivik, discusses the difficulties encountered when managing perioperative pain in patients on long-term opioid treatment and emphasises the need for gradual dose titration

Case study: an integrated pain management service for musculoskeletal pain

Dr Antoni Chan describes the rationale and implementation of a new integrated pain management service for musculoskeletal and spinal pain in southern England

Research update: pregabalin to manage postoperative pain

Pain specialist and joint editor Dr Karen H Simpson assesses a review of pregabalin to treat postoperative pain after different types of surgery

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