Don’t ignore non-pharmacological aspects of analgesia while pursuing analgesic successBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4173 (Published 02 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4173
- Nitin Gupta, associate professor of psychiatry1
- 1Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh-160030, India
Moore and colleagues’ analysis was informative, pragmatic, and realistic.1 They suggest a radical rethink of achievable analgesic effects, and that anticipating and recognising analgesic failure will help improve the management of pain.
Despite the lack of robust evidence …