Current Concepts in Joint Replacement
Educational Program Highlights – supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Postsurgical Pain Control With an Opioid-Reducing Regimen: A Focus on the Patient and Functional Outcomes
The learning objectives for this program included:
– Identify potential adverse events and other risks associated with the use of opioids in postsurgical pain management
– Describe the use of multimodal analgesia in the context of enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for joint arthroplasty
– Evaluate the role of periarticular infiltration analgesia as part of an opioid-reducing pain control regimen
– Implement optimal techniques for the intraoperative administration of liposomal bupivacaine