Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Acute Pain Team

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_74

Synonyms

APT

Definition

A team of nurse(s) and doctors (usually anesthesiologist(s)) that specialize in preventing and treating acute pain after surgery, trauma, due to medical conditions, and in some hospitals also labor pain.

 Postoperative Pain, Acute Pain Management, Principles

 Postoperative Pain, Acute Pain Team

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