Treatment of acute postoperative pain.

  title={Treatment of acute postoperative pain.},
  author={Christopher L. Wu and Srinivasa N Raja},
  volume={377 9784},
Although postoperative pain remains incompletely controlled in some settings, increased understanding of its mechanisms and the development of several therapeutic approaches have substantially improved pain control in past years. Advances in our understanding of the process of nociception have led to insight into gene-based pain therapy, the development of acute opioid-induced hyperalgesia, and persistent postsurgical pain. Use of specific analgesic techniques such as regional analgesia could… CONTINUE READING
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