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Epidural steroids in the management of chronic spinal pain: a systematic review.
There is moderate evidence for interlaminar epidurals in the cervical spine and limited evidence in the lumbar spine for long-term relief in managing chronic pain of lumbr radiculopathy and postlumbar laminectomy syndrome.
Systematic review of therapeutic lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections.
The indicated evidence for transforaminal lumbar epidural steroid injections is level II-1 for short-term relief and Level II-2 for long-term improvement in the management of lumbr nerve root and low back pain.
An update of comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in chronic spinal pain. Part II: guidance and recommendations.
Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for interventional techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic spinal pain are developed to help patients with or without anticoagulant therapy to discontinue or normalize INR.
Comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain.
These guidelines include the evaluation of evidence for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in managing chronic spinal pain and recommendations for managing spinal pain are described here to provide recommendations for clinicians.
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) guidelines for responsible opioid prescribing in chronic non-cancer pain: Part 2--guidance.
A robust agreement which is followed by all parties is essential in initiating and maintaining opioid therapy as such agreements reduce overuse, misuse, abuse, and diversion.
Myofascial trigger points.
Interventional techniques: evidence-based practice guidelines in the management of chronic spinal pain.
These guidelines include the evaluation of evidence for diagnostic and therapeutic treatment recommendations for chronic spinal pain, and the accuracy of facet joint nerve blocks is strong in the diagnosis of lumbar and cervical facet joint pain, whereas, it is moderate in the Diagnostic Accuracy Studies.
An update of comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in chronic spinal pain. Part I: introduction and general considerations.
In 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) re-engineered its definition of clinical guidelines as follows: "clinical practice guidelines are statements that include recommendations intended to optimize…
Perioperative intravenous acetaminophen and NSAIDs.
- Howard S. Smith
- MedicinePain medicine
- 1 June 2011
Intravenous APAP is safe, effective for mild-to-moderate postoperative pain, well-tolerated, and has a very favorable side effect profile with no clearly demonstrated clinically significant drug-drug interactions.