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2019 Jul

Pain Pract



Acute Pain Service: a 10-year experience.


Deni F, Greco M, Turi S, Meani R, Comotti L, Perotti V, Mello A, Colnaghi E, Pasculli N, Nardelli P, Landoni G, Beretta L
Pain Pract. 2019 Jul; 19(6):586-593.
PMID: 30791208.


Pain management after surgery is crucial to decrease perioperative morbidity and mortality. Acute pain services (APS) are multidisciplinary teams that represent a modern strategy to address pain inside hospitals. The APS defines and applies pain treatment protocols specific for each surgery. To evaluate the performance of the APS at our institute, we performed a large retrospective cohort study focusing on complications of epidural analgesia and intravenous opiates.