Abstract: Acute postoperative pain management at home after ambulatory surgery: a French pilot survey of general practitioners' views.
Robaux S, Bouaziz H, Cornet C, Boivin JM, Lefevre N, Laxenaire MC.
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, University Hospital of Nancy, 29 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 54035 Nancy Cedex, France.
Anesth Analg. 2002 Nov;95(5):1258-62
IMPLICATIONS: We assessed the views of French general practitioners concerning pain relief at home after ambulatory surgery in a cross-sectional prospective survey. The results revealed that there is need for improvement, mainly in
prescribing more suitable analgesic protocols and optimizing postdischarge relationships between physicians.
Anaesthesia Analgesia Complications Pain Postoperative