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Pain pp 1289-1292 | Cite as

Identification and Management of Iatrogenic Complications in Interventional Pain Management

  • Alexander Bautista
  • George C. Chang Chien
  • Alaa Abd-ElsayedEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Interventional pain management procedures are generally well-tolerated and have a low incidence of complications. This chapter aims to provide an overview of potential iatrogenic complications arising from interventional pain. Likewise, identification and management of such complications as well as risk management strategies to improve patient safety and minimize risk following an adverse event will also be addressed.

Keywords

Iatrogenic complications Treatment Injections Dural puncture Intravascular uptake Infection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Bautista
    • 1
  • George C. Chang Chien
    • 2
  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.University of Oklahoma, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain MedicineNormanUSA
  2. 2.Ventura County Medical CenterVenturaUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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