Incorporating the use of Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks following Cesarean Sections to decrease opioid consumption
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2020-09-21T21:26:05Z
Author(s)Burroughs, Devin Blakely
Author DetailsDevin Blakely Burroughs, BSN, RN, School of Nursing, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
C-sections are one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States. Patients undergoing these procedures typically receive opioids for control of postoperative pain. Considering the national opioid crisis, our project team utilized TAP blocks post c-section to decrease opioid intake and provide improved outcomes for our patients.
Conference Name31st International Nursing Research Congress
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International
Conference LocationVirtual Event
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Sigma Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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