analgesia

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absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness

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Some preventative analgesia and pre-emptive analgesia methods are now supported by Levels I and II evidence (4-6) (for definitions of these terms see reference 6).
Although this concept of pre-emptive analgesia has been challenged, (5) the duration of action of analgesics such as paracetamol and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) as part of the premedication will extend well into the postoperative period.
under general anesthesia which does not reliably produce pre-emptive analgesia and, therefore, often necessitates postop narcotics to manage pain," claims Friedberg.
Pre-emptive analgesia using intravenous fentanyl plus low-dose ketamine for radical prostatectomy under general anesthesia does not produce short-term or long-term reductions in pain or analgesic use.