New Pain Management Options for the Surgical Patient on Methadone and Buprenorphine.

@article{Sen2016NewPM,
  title={New Pain Management Options for the Surgical Patient on Methadone and Buprenorphine.},
  author={Sudipta Sen and Sailesh Arulkumar and Elyse M. Cornett and Julie Ann Gayle and Ronda R Flower and Charles J. Fox and Alan D. Kaye},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={16}
}
Perioperative management of patients receiving opioid addiction therapy presents a unique challenge for the anesthesiologist. The goal of pain management in this patient population is to effectively manage postoperative pain, to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes, and to reduce the cost of health care. Multimodal analgesics, including nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs, intravenous acetaminophen, gabapentanoid agents, and low-dose ketamine infusions, have been used to improve… CONTINUE READING
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