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Patient controlled analgesia (PCA)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Acute Pain Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
0639
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The PCA machine gives you control over your pain relief. When you push the PCA button, you will receive the pain medicine the doctor has ordered for you. Built-in-timers on the PCA machine will make sure your doses are safely timed throughout the day so that you receive only the medicine you need. The PCA machine will be in place for about 48 hours after surgery.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Acute Pain Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Analgesia, patient-controlled
Other Subjects
Analgesics
Pain -Treatment
Postoperative care
Specialty
Medications
Pain Management
Abstract
The PCA machine gives you control over your pain relief. When you push the PCA button, you will receive the pain medicine the doctor has ordered for you. Built-in-timers on the PCA machine will make sure your doses are safely timed throughout the day so that you receive only the medicine you need. The PCA machine will be in place for about 48 hours after surgery.
Responsibility
Acute Pain Services
Pamphlet Number
0639

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