Epidural Analgesia

Epidural Analgesia

PEP Topic 
Acute Pain
Description 

Epidural analgesia is administration of an analgesic into the epidural space of the spine. This may be done by bolus administration or infusion. This type of analgesia has been evaluated for management of acute and intractable pain in patients with cancer.

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