PROSPECT provides clinicians with supporting arguments for and against the use of various interventions in postoperative pain based on published evidence and expert opinion. Clinicians must make judgements based upon the clinical circumstances and local regulations. At all times, local prescribing information for the drugs referred to must be consulted.
GoRs are assigned according to the overall LoE on which the recommendations are based, which is determined by the quality and source of evidence: Relationship between quality and source of evidence, levels of evidence and grades of recommendation
(‘Basic’ analgesia: paracetamol, NSAID/COX-2-selective inhibitor, dexamethasone, port-site LA infiltration)
TAP: transversus abdominis plane; OSTAP: oblique subcostal TAP