Ketorolac use in the pediatric surgical patient: An evidence-based practice analysis
Jason Beach, DNAP, CRNA
- Sigma Affiliation
Visits vs Downloads
Visitors - World Map
Top Visiting Countries
Top Visiting Cities
Visits (last 6 months)
Downloads (last 6 months)
Popular Works for Beach, Jason by View
Popular Works for Beach, Jason by Download
Opioid-based medications are often the first medications selected for pain control in young patients; however opioids possess several unwanted side effects such as respiratory depression, nausea, vomiting and allergic reactions. Administration of medications that support a multimodal approach to pain management is imperative. It is a longstanding belief that pediatric pain is significantly undertreated due to providers’ hesitance to use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Baley et al.1 cite that anesthesia providers have been challenged to eliminate the under treatment of pain in the pediatric population. The pediatric population is at high risk for inadequate pain management and providers should strongly consider adjunct medications in the treatment of pain.
|Type||Other Graduate Paper|
|Review Type||Faculty Approved: Degree-based Submission|
Ketorolac--Administration and Dosage;
Ketorolac--Therapeutic Use--In Infancy and Childhood;
Postoperative Pain--Drug Therapy--In Infancy and Childhood;
Postoperative Pain--Drug Therapy;
Platelet Aggregation--Drug Effects
|Grantor||Bryan College of Health Sciences|
|Level||Doctoral – Other|
All rights reserved by the author(s) and/or publisher(s) listed in this item record unless relinquished in whole or part by a rights notation or a Creative Commons License present in this item record.
All permission requests should be directed accordingly and not to the Sigma Repository.
All submitting authors or publishers have affirmed that when using material in their work where they do not own copyright, they have obtained permission of the copyright holder prior to submission and the rights holder has been acknowledged as necessary.
The following license files are associated with this item:
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subjects.
How does standard use of a rectal acetaminophen/intravenous (IV) opioid combination compare to IV opioid alone in improved comfort levels and decreased overall opioid use in full-term infants post open heart repair? Ochsenreither, Jacqueline M.Pediatric cardiothoracic surgical patients experience varying degrees of pain in the immediate post-operative period. Multiple analgesic modalities can be utilized to effectively manage pain in this specific patient ...
Increasing the use of intraoperative IV acetaminophen among pediatric dental, adenoidectomy and circumcision surgical patients Warmoth, Amanda Ann (2016-03-17)Session presented on Friday, July 24, 2015: Narcotics given for pain relief have many undesired side effects. Currently anesthesia practice at a large outpatient pediatric surgical facility regarding IV acetaminophen ...
Effects of perioperative Midazolam administration on postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing general anesthesia: An evidence-based practice analysis McMillin, Haley R.Patients undergoing general anesthesia are at risk of developing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) with reported incidences ranging from 30% to as high as 80% in high-risk populations. The fear of experiencing nausea ...
Perioperative low-dose ketamine infusion and its impact on postoperative pain: An evidence based practice analysis van den Hoven, Joseph Edward (2018-05-31)Acute pain after surgery is a common problem with multiple consequences. Patients, anesthesia professionals, and surgeons want adequate pain control with minimal side effects. Opioid analgesics are commonly relied upon in ...
Is it pain or too much pain medication? Bauerle, Leslie (6/11/2018)Delirium is one of the most common undesirable consequences in older adult surgical patients. Studies have suggested that uncontrolled pain, in addition to overmedicating with opioids, may trigger an episode ...