Traveling with a pain medication pump

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Abstract

Questions from patients about analgesic pharmacotherapy and responses from authors are presented to help educate patients and make them more effective self-advocates. The topic addressed in this issue is traveling with a pain medication pump with discussion of planning, maintenance, contacts in case of pump emergency, time intervals between refills, symptoms of overdose or withdrawal from the pump medication, and good communication with health care providers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)377-379
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 11 2011

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Keywords

  • Intrathecal drug pump
  • Pain pump
  • Pain pump emergencies
  • Pain pump travel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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