Pain Management Options in Renal and Hepatic Dysfunction
It’s your worst clinical nightmare: providing dosing recommendations for opioid and/or nonopioid pain medication treatment for a patient with renal or hepatic impairment.
Even scarier, a patient with end-stage renal or hepatic disease! Put your panic aside and learn about the INs and OUT of managing opioid and/or nonopioid pain medications, and why some medications might need adjustment and others may not.
From metabolism and metabolites to creatinine clearance and Child-Pugh score, you will leave this course feeling more confident in your ability to provide pain pharmacotherapy to patients with renal or hepatic impairment.
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