Acute Postoperative Pain Service Models

  • G. Galimberti
  • P. Di Marco
  • A. Conti
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Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


After surgery, patients frequently experience severe pain, and a significant portion receives less than adequate analgesia [1, 2]. Furthermore, surveys in 1980s showed that as many as 30–75% of patients still receive inadequate pain treatment in the postoperative period, despite an increasing awareness of this issue [3–6].


Postoperative Pain Epidural Analgesia Acute Pain Postoperative Pain Management Ward Nurse 
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  • A. Conti

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