Maine Medical Center

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management

J. Pisini May 2014


Patient Identifiers for Post Operative Pain Risk



criteria for prep:


1.     Anxiety:  significant anxiety or PTSD treated with chronic anxiolytics.

2.     Preoperative Pain:  preexisting pain and/or chronic pain treated with chronic opioids for greater than 3 months.

3.     History of chronic pain associated with Crohn’s disease or Colitis

4.     Prior history of post operative pain problems.

1.     Prior history of post operative nausea and vomiting.


criteria for anesthesia:



criteria for nursing:



criteria for surgeons: