CA2 Pain Rotation Guidelines

Updated December 8, 2013
Author: James Hruschka, P. McKinley

Description: Assignments for CA2 Residents on Pain Management Rotation


Where to Go:

  • Monday
    round with Paula and APMS team at 7am.  Meet in Paula’s office next to PACU, in room where anesthesia paperwork and opioids are returned after each case. Paula McKinley mckinp@spectrummg.com: pain pager 662-4800-0656
  • Tuesday
    round with Cindy Frost and Palliative Care ~8am at Maine General Building in the "kitchen" across from MGB 4670 (way down the hall) at 0800. Cindy Frost: pager (207) 741-1599 FROSTC@mmc.org
  • Wednesday
    Pain Clinic @ Brighton Pain Care (Sim Center building 2nd floor).  Arrive ~7:30 for 8am case. Schedule and Staff assignments are distributed by email on prior afternoon.
  • Thursday
    Grand Rounds, then Pain Clinc @ Brighton.  Cases usually start @ 8:30.
  • Friday
    Pain Clinic @ Brighton Pain Care (Sim Center building 2nd floor).  Arrive ~7:30 for 8am case. Schedule and Staff assignments are distributed by email on prior afternoon.

Reading:

  • Books: (copies in resident library to borrow for rotation, return when done)
    1. Essentials of Pain Medicine by Benzon. 
      Start with Epidural steroid injections Chapter 44-47 p 307. 
      Review Section II Clinical Evaluation and diagnostic examinations p19.
    2. Atlas of Image-Guided Intervention in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine by Rathmell.  Section 2 Spinal injection techniques p33.
  • theAPMS.com
    1. Pain Management Page – primarily acute pain management
    2. Regional Anesthesia – review Table: Management of Neuraxial Analgesia & Anticoagulants (pdf file)
    3. Pain Management Reprints of Articles Page (updated by Paula periodically)

Pain Clinic Schedule

Pain Clinic Schedule (2013)

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Brighton Pain Care
Contact/Nurse: Beth
Phone: 662-8063/8386
Consults only PM Closed Procedures all day Procedures all day Procedures in AM; consults in PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spine Center
Contact/Scheduler: Debbie
Phone: 885-4478
No P2
John Pier
No P2
John Pier
All day No P2
John Pier
All day