The effective utilization of drug administration systems within the pain management community requires a minimum level of resources. A designated implant coordinator does coordination of patient education and follows a patient through the implant routine. This person should be a healthcare professional skilled in monitoring all aspects of the technique, including preoperative screening trials, surgical implantation and support, pump programming, pump refilling, long-term management of the patient, and recognition of potential adverse events.
The management clinic should have the customary multidisciplinary access necessary to fulfill the requirements for patient selection, including psychological services. The team approach optimizes patient outcomes.
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