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Anesthesiology: PERIOPERATIVE ACUTE PAIN MANAGEMENT (Audio-Digest Foundation Anesthesiology Continuing Medical Education

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Purpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide contentMorePurpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide content to help to solve those problems, and increase their application of knowledge to practice.Audio-Digest Anesthesiology is specifically designed to provide the participant with state-of-the-art information including, but not limited to:Hazards of working in the ORHemostasis and hemotherapyOpioids vs. non-opioid anesthesiaInhalation anesthesiaMuscle relaxantsLocal anestheticsPreoperative medicationAirway managementMonitoring the anesthetized patientEpidural and spinal anesthesiaPeripheral nerve blockadeCancer therapy and its anesthetic implicationsThe allergic responseAnesthesia for nonoperative locationsPostoperative recoveryManagement of acute and chronic painThe goal of this program is to improve management of postoperative pain. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:1: Describe the analgesic effects of nicotine.2: Discuss the effects of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) agonists and magnesium on central sensitization.3: Describe the role of ketamine as a supplement to opioids for postoperative analgesia.4: Compare the pharmacokinetics, potencies, and other characteristics of opiates for acute pain relief.5: Detail the advantages of opioid antagonists for patients on long-term opioid therapy.