Management of a road major trauma in a spoke hospital: a report of opioid-free anesthesia in a minimally invasive orthopedic surgery

Submitted: 11 April 2023
Accepted: 15 May 2023
Published: 25 May 2023
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Major trauma is bound to be managed in highly specialized centers. Due to logistics needs or due to an initial clinical stabilization, these patients happen to be managed in hospitals that are not fully equipped for trauma. We handled a patient, major trauma to dynamics following a high-speed collision between two cars in which she was behind the wheel. The patient was also complex due to cardiovascular and respiratory comorbidities. After ‘ABCDE’ and radiological evaluation, the patient was managed in our hospital with ICU recovery and multiple orthopedic interventions to which she was subjected with neuraxial and peripheral regional anesthesia. The patient was managed successfully and with excellent pain control. The risks associated with her comorbidities were limited to a minimum and she was discharged for rehabilitation 5 days after the operations.

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Golino, L., Saracco, M., Caiazzo, M., Russo, G., Fusco, F., & Imperatore, F. (2023). Management of a road major trauma in a spoke hospital: a report of opioid-free anesthesia in a minimally invasive orthopedic surgery. Acute Care Medicine Surgery and Anesthesia, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/amsa.2023.16