Pharmacologic, Physical, and Cognitive Pain Alleviation for Musculoskeletal Extremity/Pelvis Surgery

Patient Guideline Summary

Publication Date: July 14, 2021
Last Updated: November 1, 2023

Objective

Objective

This patient summary means to discuss key recommendations from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) for Pharmacologic, Physical, and Cognitive Pain Alleviation for Musculoskeletal Extremity/Pelvis Surgery. It is limited to adults 18 years of age and older and should not be used as a reference for children.