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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Analgesia in Chest Trauma

Chest trauma is very painful as rest is not possible, pain is experienced with every breath. A multi-modal approach ideal with MDT involvement (ICU, anaesthesia and pain)

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The case. It’s 9 o’clock at night. You are asked to review a 45 year old male on the ward for uncontrolled pain. He has a history of Crohn’s disease and is 24 hours post-laparotomy for small bowel resection &…