Pain Management is a chronic therapy for patients of which oral pain medications are no longer effective. It is prescribed for patients with short-term as well as long-term pain and may be administered IV or subcutaneously.
- Venous access device dependant upon frequency and duration of infusion. Durations of longer than 1 week should have short-term venous access device placed. Subcutaneous infusions do not require venous access devices.
- Administered via pump.
- Labs not typically ordered.
- Labs ordered by physician based on clinical condition
- First Dosing in the home may be possible. Please consult a Chartwell pharmacist.
- Chronic / Acute Pain