oa South African Family Practice - Optimising pain management - an update : review
|Article Title||Optimising pain management - an update : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and 2 Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital|
|Publication Date||Mar 2016|
|Pages||1 - 7|
|Keyword(s)||Acute pain, Analgesics, Cancer pain, Chronic non-malignant pain, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, Opioids, Pain and Post-caesarean section pain|
The key to optimal pain management is the ability to effectively monitor the patient to ensure pain relief, whilst minimising or managing the side-effects of pain medication. This will only be possible though the collaborative work of all healthcare professionals managing the patient. This article provides an overview of the requirements for optimising pharmacotherapeutic pain management.
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