WITH THE ON-Q* PAIN RELIEF SYSTEM, PATIENTS:
- Went home an average of 1.1 days sooner1–4
- Reported up to 69% lower pain scores5–6
- Were up to 3x as likely to report high satisfaction scores4,7–8
- Are more likely to experience better pain management with fewer side effects1,7,9
WITH ON-Q*, CLINICIANS MAY REDUCE:
- Postoperative pain and nausea1,9
- Recovery time1-4
- Risk of infection10-13–pumps are single use, one pump per patient
- Unplanned hospital admissions following outpatient procedures14,15
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- Forastiere E, Sofra M, Giannarelli D, Fabrizi L, Simone G. Effectiveness of continuous wound infusion of 0.5% ropivacaine by ON-Q Pain Relief System for postoperative pain management after open nephrectomy. Br J Anaesth. 2008;101(6):841-847.
- White PF, Rawal S, Latham P, et al. Use of a continuous local anesthetic infusion for pain management after median sternotomy. Anesthesiology. 2003;99(4):918-923.
- Dowling R, Thielmeier K, Ghaly A, Barber D, Boice T, Dine A. Improved pain control after cardiac surgery: results of a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003;126(5):1271-1278.
- Liu SS, Richman JM, Thirlby RC, Wu CL. Efficacy of continuous wound catheters delivering local anesthetic for postoperative analgesia: a quantitative and qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials. J Am Coll Surg. 2006;203(6):914-932.
- Sherwinter DA, Ghaznavi AM, Spinner D, Savel RH, Macura JM, Adler H. Continuous infusion of interperitoneal bupivicaine after laparoscopic surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Obes Surg. 2008;18(12):1581-1586.
- Klein SM, Grant SA, Greengrass RA, et al. Interscalene brachial plexus block with a continuous catheter insertion system and a disposable infusion pump. Anesth Analg. 2000;91(6):1473-1478.
- Beaussier M, El’Ayoubi H, Schiffer E, et al. Continuous preperitoneal infusion of ropivacaine provides effective analgesia and accelerates recovery after colorectal surgery. Anesthesiology. 2007;107(3):461-468.
- Heller L, Kowalski AM, Wei C, Butler CE. Prospective, randomized, double-blind trial of local anesthetic infusion and intravenous narcotic patient-controlled anesthesia pump for pain management after free TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;122(4):1010-1018.
- Cansler V, B2B Team. Patient Pain Survey/GMR&A Summary. Study: 26199. July 13, 2012.
- McCaughey, Betsy. Unnecessary Deaths: The Human and Financial Costs of Hospital Infections. www.hospitalinfection.org p. 6.
- Falk, P et al. Outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a burn unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2000;21:575-582.
- Rothwell et al. Bacterial contamination of PCA and epidural infusion devices. Anaesthesia 2009;64:751-753.
- Wang, J et al. Morphine impairs host innate immune response and increases susceptibility to streptococcus pneumonie lung infection. The Journal of Immunology 2005;174:426-434.
- Capdevila X, Dadure C. Perioperative management for one day hospital admission: regional anesthesia is better than general anesthesia. Acta Anaesth Belg. 2004;55(suppl):1-4.
- Gold BS, et al. Unanticipated Admission to the Hospital following Ambulatory Surgery, JAMA 1989: 262 (21):3008-10.
- Data on file.
- Zimberg, S. Reducing pain and costs with innovative postoperative pain management. Managed Care Quarterly. 2003; II (I):34-6.