Patients report unexpectedly high post-procedure pain

02/19/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Patients have higher-than-expected levels of post-operative pain for simple surgeries such as appendectomy, tonsillectomy and laparoscopic procedures, according to a study in the journal Anesthesiology. Researchers from Denmark and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School commented that the reason may be that patients undergoing operations perceived to be less painful are not given sufficient pain relief.

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