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Pain

Evaluate periop. pain as a risk factor for POD; We recommend adequate pain assessment (and treatment) with a validated scale (NRS/BPS)

ACTION:
Monitor (and treat) pain goal directed with the:

  • NRS (numeric rating scale; Target: NRS ≤ 4)
  • BPS (Behavioral Pain Scale) if patient is not able to interact, (Target BPS < 6)
  • before and after surgery

 

LITERATURE:

  • ESA guidelines on POD (EJA 2017)
  • DAS Guidelines (2015)
  • PADIS Guidelines (CCM 2018)
  • SBI Recommendation
CATEGORY

Other recommendations

PREOPERATIVE

The SBI recommendations focusing on the pre-surgical period

INTRA-OPERATIVE

The SBI recommendations focusing on the intra-operative period

POSTOPERATIVE

The SBI recommendations focusing on the postoperative period in the PACU and on ward

PERI-OPERATIVE

The SBI recommendation relevant for all peri-operative phases (pre-, intra- and postoperative)

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