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Radiofrequency ablation: What to expect from your procedure  
Abstract:  This handout explains radiofrequency ablation, which "burns" the nerve that is causing pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
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
Language(s):  English; Korean
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3625

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