[PDF] Intrathecal drug delivery for the management of pain and spasticity in adults; recommendations for best clinical practice

Source:
British Pain Society - BPS
Publisher:
British Pain Society
Publication date:
01 December 2015

Abstract

Intrathecal drug delivery (ITDD) can be an effective method of pain control; it has a supportive evidence base. This update aims to include the most recent evidence base of ITDD use in pain and spasticity, address the issues of drug pump compatibility following the latest manufacturer/MHRA recommendations as well as proviing an update on indications and complication management, particularly endocrine complications and intrathecal granuloma formation.

The publication includes the information pamphlet 'Intrathecal drug delivery systems for treating pain and spasms - Information for patients'.