Kehlet H,* Wilkinson R, Fischer HBJ, Camu F, on behalf of the PROSPECT Working Group.
*Section for Surgical Pathophysiology 4074, The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
PROSPECT: Evidence-based, procedure-specific postoperative pain management.
Summary: Existing general guidelines for perioperative pain management do not consider procedure-specific differences in analgesic efficacy or applicability of a given analgesic technique. For the clinician, an evidence-based, procedure-specific guideline for perioperative pain management is therefore desirable. This chapter reviews the methodology and results of PROSPECT: a public web site (www.postoppain.org) which provides information and recommendations for evidence-based procedure-specific postoperative pain management.
Best Practice and Research: Clinical Anaesthesiology. 2007;21(1):149–159.