Surgical Pain ManagementA Complete Guide to Implantable and Interventional Pain Therapies

Surgical Pain ManagementA Complete Guide to Implantable and Interventional Pain Therapies

Sanjeet Narang, Alison Weisheipl, and Edgar L. Ross

Print publication date: Feb 2016

ISBN: 9780199377374

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Surgical Pain Management is a guide of surgical techniques and the perioperative management of the unique needs of chronic pain patients who are potential candidates for implantable and unique invasive therapies. This book provides the pain practitioner and the staff needed to support a implant program essential step-by-step information and resources to assist with surgical and anesthetic management, patient selection, considerations for device selection, pre-incision management, patient education, incision-onward surgical techniques, wound closure, common intraoperative complications and their management, and postoperative management including potential complications and systematic approaches to trouble shoot stimulator and pump malfunction, technology guide comparing capabilities of the leading stimulator manufacturers and a resource guide to the acquisition of intrathecal medications and admixtures. This book also provides the needed resources to develop a dedicated interdisciplinary implant team capable of managing a implant program, suggestions for surgical instrument kits, considerations for antibiotic prophlaxis, and ensuring quality improvement via FDA reporting mechanisms. X-rays, photographs and case studies are used throughout the book to facilate understanding of discussion points.

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