"Peri-operative multimodal analgesia - What are the options for opioid-sparing relief?
Preemptive pain control of surgical patients is paramount for achieving successful outcomes. During this lecture, we will examine the evidence regarding the combination use of pharmacologic and non-pharmacological analgesia, as we create a complete and balanced multi-modal protocol, Our emphasis will be on exploring opioid-sparing options which are safe, effective and easily implemented into your established plan..
- -- Review the components of balanced anesthesia and analgesia, with emphasis on preemptive, perioperative and post operative pain control.
- -- Discuss the need for opioid sparing options and explore effective, common non-opioid medications.
- -- Examine the evidence behind the use of non-pharmacologic anti-inflammatory devices for opioid-sparing adjuncts and reduction in pain.