Postdural puncture headache

Raul Calderon, David J Copenhaver

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Questions from patients about pain conditions, analgesic pharmacotherapy and responses from authors are presented to help educate patients and make them more effective self-advocates. The causes and presentation of postdural headache is described in response to a query from a patient about this syndrome and its management. The normal clinical course and management using a blood patch are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)406-407
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2013


  • Blood patch
  • Headache
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Postdural

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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