The role of multimodal analgesia in pain management after ambulatory surgery.

@article{ElvirLazo2010TheRO,
  title={The role of multimodal analgesia in pain management after ambulatory surgery.},
  author={Ofelia Loani Elvir-Lazo and Paul F. White},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={697-703}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW As outpatient (day-case) surgery had continued to grow throughout the world, many more complex and potentially painful procedures are being routinely performed in the ambulatory setting. Opioid analgesics, once considered the standard approach to preventing acute postoperative pain, are being replaced by a combination of nonopioid… CONTINUE READING