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Evidence-based multidisciplinary guidelines for the management of acute perioperative pain have been lacking. Recently, a consortium of various specialty organizations published consensus recommendations for seven guiding principles for perioperative pain management [1]. We agree with these principles, which seek to improve perioperative pain management by implementing multimodal, opioid-sparing, patient-centered approaches.

Whether deep brain stimulator (DBS) placement with the patient asleep versus awake affects outcomes has been uncertain. In a randomized trial comparing general anesthesia (GA) versus monitored anesthesia care (MAC) in 110...

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