GameChangers: Guidelines for Management of Post-Procedural Headache after Epidural Use

GameChangers: Guidelines for Management of Post-Procedural Headache after Epidural Use

Although uncommon, severe headaches, neck stiffness, and other symptoms may occur after epidural procedures (lumbar puncture). Join host, Geoff Wall, as he evaluates new guidelines for the management of these symptoms

THE GAMECHANGER: Post procedural headache can be severe and last up to two weeks or longer. Management includes standard pain medications but may require caffeine or application of a blood patch to prevent dural leak.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners should be able to:
1. Discuss with patients the risk factors and symptoms of post-procedural headache
2. Discuss pain management strategies for post-procedural headache

Geoffrey C. Wall, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CG
Professor of Clinical Sciences
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Dr. Wall is a member of the Janssen Speaker’s Bureau. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.  

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Release Date: September 18, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: September 18, 2024

Copyright 2023, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-301-H01-P
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0h 30m

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Disease State/Drug Therapy



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01 Drug Therapy





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