Challenges In The Management of Postoperative Pain

Jamshed Akhtar

  • Jamshed Akhtar Department of Paediatric Surgery National Institute of Child Health Karachi


Control of pain as a result of surgical intervention is a challenging condition. Pain is reported as most annoying symptom that has a significant bearing on the outcome of the surgical procedure. The postoperative pain is different from the one that is associated with many chronic conditions like those related to musculoskeletal system. There is still an ongoing effort to understand this pattern of acute pain however, the experimental models to work on, are still under research. Another challenge is, how to translate these experimental findings into the clinical practices. ……………….