American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Educational Program Highlights – supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Effective Functional Postsurgical Pain Control With an Opioid-Reducing Regimen
The learning objectives for this program included:
- Gain knowledge on the societal impact and healthcare implications of postsurgical opioid use
- Recognize how injection techniques using periarticular infiltration analgesia can provide dynamic pain relief during the early postoperative period
- Learn how bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension may reduce the need for opioid use following surgery
- Understand the clinical and patient benefits of same-day discharge versus traditional pathways after knee replacement