Pharmacologic Management of Upper Extremity Chronic Nerve Pain. Hand clinics Carroll, I. 2016; 32 (1): 51-61


The treatment of pain is a complex process that requires a team approach. This article provides an overview of the pharmaceutical treatments available. It gives providers treating upper extremity disorders more tools to treat their patients with chronic pain. Another goal is to improve hand providers' understanding of the medications their pain colleagues prescribe in shared patients. Pharmaceuticals are an important component in the treatment of chronic pain and opioids are often not a good solution. Knowing what other medications are available can improve the care for these challenging patients.

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.hcl.2015.08.011

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