Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Getting the Right Dose of Pain Medication



Chronic Pain

December 24, 2008

Patient-Controlled Pain Drug Errors Are Common
How to Avoid Overdose and Health Complications

Ask your doctor about the right way to take all your medications Patient-controlled analgesic pumps are four times more likely to cause harm than other medications, researchers report. To prevent overdoses and medical complications, they suggest simplifying the equipment and forms. Learn more about how to use pain medications safely and understand drug labels.

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