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Cryoanalgesia: What to expect from your procedure  
Abstract:  This handout explains cryoanalgesia, a procedure that "freezes" the nerve that is causing pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, site care, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and when to call the Center for Pain Relief.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, August 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Center for Pain Relief
General Topics:  Therapeutic Procedures; Neurological Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Side Effects; Patient Care Procedures and Instructions; Pain Measurement; Pain; Cryotherapy
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3620

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