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OSE_1309_part2_Layout 1 9/6/13 12:23 PM Page 84 2013 PREEMPTIVE STRIKE At the Texas Health Women's Specialty Surgery Center, they've decreased narcotics usage by giving patients non-opioid analgesics during pre-op. Awards Pre-op analgesia makes the difference at the Texas Health Women's Specialty Surgery Center, Dallas, Texas Pain Management T he name of the game today is multimodal post-surgical pain management. Playing an increasingly important role in this regimen are non-opioid analgesics. The leaders in this category are long-lasting Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension), encapsulated in DepoFoam, a proprietary technology that lets Exparel's analgesic effects last much longer UNDER CONTROL than the standard 6 to 8 Vicki V. Schultz, RN, CASC, hours, as well as president of the Texas Health Women's Specialty Surgery injectable ibuprofen Center, says patients are up (Caldolor) and and about faster, thanks to a multi-tiered approach injectable acetaminoto reducing pain. phen (Ofirmev). Non8 4 O U T PAT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | S E P T E M B E R 2013

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