Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

Postcesarean Pain Relief Better on Nonopioid Regimen

Key clinical point: Women reported less pain after cesarean delivery with a nonopioid outpatient analgesia regimen.

Major finding: The median pain score for those in the nonopioid arm was 0 on a 100-mm visual analog scale, compared with 6 for those in the opioid arm.

Study details: Single-site parallel-group equivalence trial enrolling 170 women with cesarean delivery.

Disclosures: Dr. Dinis reported no outside sources of funding and no conflicts of interest.