Pain Management for Orthopedic Injuries.


Journal Article (Review)

Pain management in acute orthopedic injury needs to be tailored to the presentation and patient. Subjective and objective assessment, in conjunction with pathophysiology, should be used to provide symptom control. Ideally, treatment should be administered in an escalating fashion, attempting to manage pain with the lowest dose of the safest medication available. There are also adjunctive therapies, including those that are nonpharmacologic, that can provide additional relief.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Nischal, N; Arulraja, E; Shaheen, SP

Published Date

  • February 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 223 - 241

PubMed ID

  • 31757252

Pubmed Central ID

  • 31757252

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0539

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.emc.2019.09.013


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States