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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Anesthesia - July 2018

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3 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J U L Y 2 0 1 8 P atients who've just had their knee replaced or their gallbladder removed usually head home feeling pretty good, thanks to the multimodal cocktails you serve neat with a dash of local anesthesia. The effects of your pain control methods might even extend into the day after discharge. Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD | New York, N.Y. The Case for Continuous Nerve Blocks Get on board with the best way to manage post-op pain without opioids. • ON TARGET Ultrasound guidance helps providers place blocks that deliver local anesthetics for optimal effect. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR

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