A key objective of post-operative pain management is to have the patient comfortable when he or she arouses from anesthesia, with a comfortable transition from post anaesthesia care to the surgical ward and discharge from Hospital. Enhanced recovery protocols to decrease post-operative complications following major surgeries are becoming more customary which also includes multimodal pain intervention protocols as a critical element as pain relief has important physiological benefits. Inadequately managed postoperative pain may predispose to complications and extended rehabilitation. Suitable pain relief during post-operative period leads to reduced hospital stays, and better patient satisfaction. As a result, the management of postoperative pain is an increasingly monitored as quality measure in health care. As being the primary care contact, nurse plays a significant role in Proper pain assessment and management of the patients.
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Lakshmi Ramamoorthy. Post-operative Pain Management Strategies: Nursing Perspectives. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):189-192. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00046.X
Lakshmi Ramamoorthy. Post-operative Pain Management Strategies: Nursing Perspectives. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):189-192. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00046.X Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-2-6
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