[Influence of acute pain management service on analgesic drugs cost and consumption in the post-anesthetic recovery unit.].

@article{Gomes2003InfluenceOA,
  title={[Influence of acute pain management service on analgesic drugs cost and consumption in the post-anesthetic recovery unit.].},
  author={Marcos Emanuel Wortmann Gomes and Paulo Ernani Evangelista and Florentino Fernandes Mendes},
  journal={Revista brasileira de anestesiologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={808-13}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES It is known that acute postoperative pain has a major influence on surgical patients recovery. Early movements, shorter hospital stay, lower costs and higher satisfaction are results of adequate pain management. There is a world trend toward specialized postoperative pain management services. This study aimed at describing the influence of an acute postoperative pain treatment service on analgesics cost and consumption in the post-anesthetic recovery unit. METHODS… CONTINUE READING