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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy 2018


AUC Area under curve
BD Bis die sumendum (twice daily)
GA General anaesthetic
GoR Grade of recommendation
IM Intramuscular
Intra-op Intra-operatively
IV Intravenous
LA Local anaesthetic/anaesthesia
LAVH Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
LoE Level of evidence
MLH Minilaparotomy hysterectomy
NRS Numerical rating scale
NS Not significant
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PACU post-anaesthesia care unit
PCA Patient-controlled analgesia
PCEA Patient-controlled epidural analgesia
POD Postoperative day
PONV Postoperative nausea and vomiting
Postop Postoperatively
Pre-op Pre-operatively
TAP Block Transversus abdominis plane block
TDS Ter die sumendum (three-times daily)
TEA Thoracic epidural analgesia
TLH Total laparoscopic hysterectomy
VAS Visual analogue score
VIS Visual intensity scale
VNRS Verbal numeric rating scale
VNS Verbal numerical scale
VRS Verbal rating scale