Pain management is an essential element in the medical health system and in patient care. Medicine has advanced in uncovering the physiological process of pain, and more recently the underlying mechanisms of nociception have gained increasing attention in the medical community1,2.
Medtronic seeks to highlight the clinical relevance of intraoperative nociception and its management, and to enhance global awareness of this less considered aspect of pain.
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2. Gan, T. J. Poorly controlled postoperative pain : prevalence , consequences , and prevention. 2287–2298 (2017).