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
Although considered less painful than open abdominal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy requires standardised postoperative pain management, particularly in the early postoperative period.
Perioperative pain treatment for laparoscopic hysterectomy should include, unless contraindicated: