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Interactive Professor

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Chronic Pain

The Role of Nurses in Optimizing Long-term Outcomes

Meeting Slides

Suggested Readings

Mortality Associated With Implantation and Management of Intrathecal Opioid Drug Infusion Systems to Treat Noncancer Pain

Coffey RJ, et al. Anesthesiology. 2009;111(4):881-891.

Intrathecal Ziconotide and Opioid Combination Therapy for Noncancer Pain: an Observational Study

Deer TR, et al. Pain Physician. 2009;12(4):E291-E296.

A Predictive Model for Intrathecal Opioid Dose Escalation for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Duarte RV, et al. Pain Physician. 2012;15(5):363-369

Care and Management of Intrathecal Opioid Dose Escalation for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Du Pen A. J Infus Nurs. 2005;28(6):377-381.

Prospective Study of 3-Year Follow-up of Low-Dose Intrathecal Opioids in the Management of Chronic Nonmalignant Pain

Hamza M, et al. Pain Med. 2012;13(10):1304-1313.

Androgen Deficiency in Long-term Intrathecal Opioid Administration

Kim CH, et al. Pain Physician. 2014;17(4):E543-E548.

Practical Considerations and Patient Selection for Intrathecal Drug Delivery in the Management of Chronic Pain

Saulino M, et al. J Pain Res. 2014;7:627-638. 

Safety and Efficacy of Intrathecal Ziconotide in the Management of Severe Chronic Pain

Smith HS, Deer TR. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2009;5(3):521-534.

Long-term Intrathecal Ziconotide for Chronic Pain: an Open-Label Study

Webster LR, et al. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;37(3):363-372.

Clinical Accuracy and Safety Using the SynchroMed II Intrathecal Drug Infusion Pump

Wesemann K, et al. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2014;39(4):341-346.

Programmable Intrathecal Pumps for the Management of Chronic Pain: Recommendations for Improved Efficiency

Wilkes D. J Pain Res. 2014;7:571-577.

Relevant Resources

Persistent and Breakthrough Pain

Balancing the Benefits and Risk of Opioid-Based Therapy

Improving the Care of Patients With Chronic Pain

Individualized Assessment and Mechanism-Based Multimodal Treatment

Caring For Patients With Chronic Pain

Responsible Opioid Prescribing to Achieve Individualized Functional Goals

Acute Management of Migraine Attacks

Overcoming Pain and Gastrointestinal Distress to Improve Patient Outcomes

Opioid-Induced Constipation

Proactive Diagnosis and Targeted Management

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Chronic Pain

Selecting Patients and Optimizing Long-Term Outcomes

Opioid-Induced Constipation

Proactive Diagnosis and Targeted Management

Clinical Issues in Chronic Pain

Consensus and Controversies for Responsible Opioid Prescribing

Intrathecal Drug Therapy for Chronic Pain

Evolving Best-Practice Strategies to Maximize Efficacy and Safety

Comprehensive Chronic Pain Management

A Focus on Patients With Opioid-Induced Constipation

Best Practices in Intrathecal Therapy for Chronic Pain

Patient Selection, Treatment Initiation, and Ongoing Monitoring

Overcoming Challenges in Cancer Pain Management

Engaging With Patients About Opioid-Induced Constipation

Can You Spot Axial Spondyloarthritis?

The PCP’s Role in Timely Recognition and Referral

Clinical Issues in Chronic Pain

Debates and Discussions About Therapeutically Targeting Nerve Growth Factor Signaling

Comprehensive Relief from Cancer Pain

Expanding the Conversation on Opioid-Induced Constipation