• Perioperative Pain Management in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

    One year ago - By The Clinics

    Perioperative pain management in surgery of the hand and upper extremity relies on a multimodal approach involving systemic, local, and presurgical considerations. A pain management plan should be tailored to each patient. Management of pain of patients undergoing upper extremity surgery begins before surgical intervention and continues postoperatively. Patient education, setting expectations, psychological interventions, and addressing risk factors associated with postoperative pain are critical to successful pain management. Intraoperative anesthesia is accomplished via a variety of...
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