Perioperative pain management strategies among women having reproductive surgeries
Strategies are available to decrease opioid exposure in the perioperative and perioprocedural period.
Volume 108, Issue 2, Pages 200–206
Malavika Prabhu, M.D., Pietro Bortoletto, M.D., Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
This review presents opioid-sparing strategies for perioperative pain management among women undergoing reproductive surgeries and procedures. Recommendations are provided regarding the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, acetaminophen, other adjunctive medications, and regional anesthetic blocks. Additional considerations for chronic opioid users or patients using opioid replacement or antagonist therapy are discussed.