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Patient Education Resources

8 Patient Education Resources

Cannabinoids for Managing Pain

| .pdf | PRINT CODE PM85-1350

This pamphlet explains why you have been prescribed a cannabinoid for pain management, how much of this medication to take and how to take it, side effects, and how to stay safe when taking this medication. This pamphlet is also available in French.

Halifax Pain Self-Management Program

| .pdf | PRINT CODE PM85-1654

The Pain Self-Management Program (PSMP) is a group program. It helps people with long-term pain learn skills to manage their pain each day. This pamphlet explains what the program is, what topics are talked about, how to sign up, and when and where the PSMP is held.

Injections for Chronic Pain

| .pdf | PRINT CODE PM85-0277

You and your doctor have decided that you need injections to manage your chronic pain. This pamphlet explains how well injections for chronic pain work, if the injections are painful, how to get ready for your injections, how an injection for chronic pain is done, and the possible side effects and risks.

La méthadone pour traiter la douleur chronique

| .pdf | PRINT CODE FF85-2193

La méthadone est un analgésique opioïde (antidouleur). Elle est souvent utilisée pour gérer la douleur chronique. Ce dépliant explique comment et à quelle fréquence vous devez prendre la méthadone, ce qu’il faut faire si vous manquez une dose, comment conserver ce médicament et les précautions spéciales à prendre. This pamphlet is also available in English.

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