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The German Network for acute pain management and Regional Anesthesia (NRA) is a multi-center, non-interventional registry and benchmark project, assessing and analysing clinical and patient-reported procedural and outcome data of systemic analgesia and regional anesthesia hosted by the German Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (DGAI) and professional Society German Anesthetists (BDA)
NRA offers the systematic documentation of patient related and procedure related components for acute pain treatments during and after surgery.
NRA collects preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative data from treating physicians who complete a standard form. Data are collected concurrently with patient care by pain nurses or treating physicians and include detailed information about the medical conditions of patients having acute pain treatment along with the procedure and postoperative course.
The registry provides the basis for large scale analyses and benchmarks for several parameters.
The registry also aims at performing population-based research. Furthermore, its infrastructure allows for the conduct of prospective studies comparing the effectiveness of processes of care.
Observational Model: Cohort
Saarland University Medical Center
University Hospital, Saarland
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-07-28T03:38:21-0400
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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).
Pain during the period after surgery.
A narcotic analgesic that can be used for the relief of most types of moderate to severe pain, including postoperative pain and the pain of labor. Prolonged use may lead to dependence of the morphine type; withdrawal symptoms appear more rapidly than with morphine and are of shorter duration.
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.
Relief of PAIN, without loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, through ANALGESIC AGENTS administered by the patients. It has been used successfully to control POSTOPERATIVE PAIN, during OBSTETRIC LABOR, after BURNS, and in TERMINAL CARE. The choice of agent, dose, and lockout interval greatly influence effectiveness. The potential for overdose can be minimized by combining small bolus doses with a mandatory interval between successive doses (lockout interval).
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